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The one where I quit Weight watchers and join a triathlon club

On Friday, I took a massive scary step into the unknown. I cancelled my Weight Watchers monthly pass and joined Thames Turbo triathlon club. I have been going to Weight Watchers for the last 5 years and have lost 7 … Continue reading

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The problem with excess

I used to carry around 7 stone of excess fat. I pried myself off the sofa, got off my excessively fat arse and lost the excess fat through healthy diet and exercise.  There were no gastric band or bypass, no faddy diets, no … Continue reading

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Gumption

There is a little part of me that struggles with the masculine language often used in cycling. I am a 5ft9ish, broad, large women and am not very feminine. Yesterday I went on a mountain bike training course with Surrey Hills All … Continue reading

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Bath Half Marathon

 “Don’t Cry for the ghosts of days gone by” Yesterday I ran the Bath Half marathon. I suspect that this blog will be a bit fragmented. So much happened over the weekend that I am not quite sure how to cram it … Continue reading

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What time are you aiming for?

Soon I will be running my first ever half marathon in Bath. I used to know Bath very well, the last time I was in Bath was in June 2007 when I graduated from the abbey. I have done and seen … Continue reading

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Train Hard, Race Easy

2012 is not even 8 weeks old and so much has happened. It is now less than 4 weeks until the Bath Half Marathon. It has been a rollercoaster so many new experiences including two cross-country runs, two parkruns,  one … Continue reading

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NYD 2012 race report

On NYD 2012 I found myself in Hyde Park at the Serpentine 10km race about to embark on my first ever proper race, a timed 10km. Last time I did a run in Hyde Park was a Race for Life … Continue reading

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