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Tag Archives: Ealing

Santa Run

Beep Beep!, sing-song, thrown out and onto The New Inn for mulled wine & mince pies. Our annual Santa Run through Ealing in aid of Ealing Churches Winter Night Shelter took place after Gunnersbury parkrun and refreshments in the café. We crowded together for the obligatory ‘Team Santa’ photo and …

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Ealing Mile

Time to test my marathon training fitness once again by challenging my mile PB at the monthly Ealing Mile. On my only previous Ealing Mile outing I managed to lock myself out of the house, which meant a dash to visit The Son at school so I could get his …

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The Perivale 5

Long run (part 1), just in time, racing, through the line and the long run (part 3). It’s nice not having to wake up at stupid-o-clock to make my way to a race. It’s also nice to support one of our running club neighbours. Ealing, Southall & Middlesex AC were …

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Ealing Half Marathon (2013)

Ealing Feeling, Mrs Dan Volunteers, mini mile, snot leg, abradypus, JESUS LOVES YOU, barbecue, 3 way, undulations, abradypus strikes back and DEFCON 4. My favourite race of 2013 returned for its second outing and my local community stepped out in force once again to support. It was was a family …

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Ealing Mile

The Ealing Mile takes place on the first Friday of each month in Lammas Park on an accurately measured course. The event has been up and running for a few months but work conflicts meant that I had not been able to make any of the previous monthly lunchtime races. …

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Santa Run

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas to one and all. We joined a gaggle of Ealing Eagle Santa’s for the clubs annual Santa Run through Ealing Broadway to raise over £750 for the local charity Ealing Churches Winter Night Shelter. After a brief photo opportunity at the park we ran up …

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Ealing Half Marathon

On Tuesday 9th August 2011 I woke to the news that the London riots had spread to my native Ealing with serious fires, damage to property, and the sad violent assault on pensioner Richard Mannington Bowes. In a bid to try to understand the utter mayhem that had engulfed my …

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The Final Countdown: Ealing Half Marathon*

My final long run before the Ealing Half Marathon, a 10 mile Sunday morning run with the Ealing Eagles, is done & dusted so now it’s just a a few days until I toe the start line to take a crack at completing a half marathon under 2 hours for …

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The Next Challlenge

Ease my way back into things now that Juneathon is over? Naaah, no chance. I cycled a loop around the edge of Richmond park on Sunday and then took on a set of tough intervals on the treadmill during my lunch break on Tuesday. I thought I was pushing myself …

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