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I’ve cycled for nearly an hour a day this month!

Hour glass timer

I’ve cycled for an average of just under 60 minutes a day this month …and that’s not including commuting to work every day 🙂 What’s your average daily cycling duration?


Crazy cycling (non-) PB

my new cycling kit

I found this one quite funny given that I cycle to and from work every day, so that’s at least 10 cycling activities every week! Do you record all of your cycling activities? Save


More swimming PBs!

Three people diving into a swimming pool.

I was so excited to achieve 4 swimming PBs this month.


2014 goal-setting

New Year fireworks

It’s the start of a new year, so it’s an apposite time to review my progress and do some goal-setting for 2014. I’m hoping that 2014 will be the year that I achieve some elusive PBs, with a 5k PB being at the top of my wish list. Here’s how Read more…


I’ve finally got my running mojo back :-D

It’s been a strange week for me. After spending months and months thinking that I would never get back to my former level of fitness, there is actually a glimmer of hope on the horizon. I’ve come back from my training holiday with a new enthusiasm for running and an Read more…


The big day arrived

Tamsyn and Kirsty in front of L'Arc de Triomphe before Paris Marathon

As I expected, I did not sleep well before Paris Marathon. I have been reading Paula Radcliffe’s autobiography. She makes it clear that the night before the marathon is not the most important, so I wasn’t too worried. I was unable to have my usual breakfast (porridge), but Kirsty and Read more…


Easter running

Tweet about winning Running School competition

OK, so yesterday was Good Friday which meant that I had a day off work… which also meant a day off swimming as the University swimming pool was closed. I arranged to meet up with Di and Kirsty for a final long run before Paris. We met at 10am and Read more…


Celebrating my last day of being 34 at parkrun

Room set up for a birthday with bunting, party hats and a cake.

I got to bed early last night and woke up feeling refreshed this morning. I had my usual porridge for breakfast and got dressed for parkrun. As it would be Kirsty’s 50th run, I decided to wear my parkrun 50 club t-shirt to help motivate her. I then had to Read more…