Happy New Rear!

I’d like to wish you all the very best for 2017. I hope you enjoy celebrating the end of 2016 (it’s been quite a bitch) and look forward to a new year of new hope and new possibilities. Personally, I cannot wait for the new year to begin and look forward with anticipation and hope….

A painful and cold start to the new year

Well this was not the start to the new year I imagined! Following yesterdays run I felt OK but was stiff mid run so decided to do some exercises on the foam roller. Sadly during yesterday I had some pain and heat through my hip, ITB and knee – obviously whatever I had rolled had been…

Blowy and busy

Well that was a very windy run today – I forgot just how bad the wind can get.  Luckily the sun came out but it started to drizzle as I headed home but not to worry. The GPS had a bit of a wobble this morning – not sure if this was due to the…

First Run of 2014

I just completed my first run of 2014 and my second run following my back problems. It was a gorgeous sunny day and not too cold which meant it was perfect for running.  I did wear my Run Breeze running tights and my OMM smock though – it’s not that warm! I kept the same plan…

Merry Christmas!

I wanted to wish you a Christmas full of fun and a New Year filled with good health and happiness. Thanks to all of you who have followed my exploits this year and have comments, rated, supported and sponsored me through 2013.  As you all know it’s been a packed year and I thank you…

New Year New Challenge

I was thinking of signing up for some 10K runs and my mate Enda suggested that I ran a half marathon. Well it didn't take long or much to convince me into registering for my next running challenge… It sounds like a long way and at first I wasn't sceptical but when you look at…

Running away from this cold…

So the cold has gotten the best of me and I have not donned my running shorts since the Santa run. I spent two days sleeping off the effects of this awful cold and am now only just getting back into the swing of things.  I have made it into the office the last two…