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Janathon 2014 – Day 31: I Am the Walrus

An anticlimax as the rain falls down. My Janathon ended in a whimper and not a bang. THE PLAN called for… a rest day. That seemed a crap way to finish the month so I decided to switch days around and run an easy 3 miles and make the next …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 29: Hello, Goodbye

4 miles easy and runners don’t wave. A gentle 4 mile excursion on the Thames footpath on the Isle of Dogs during my lunchtime. There are plenty of other runners out at the moment (I don’t see any of them in the winter though… just saying) so I decided to …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 28: The Fool on the Hill

Night time hills. Day 2 of my running week and THE PLAN called for 8 miles total with 8 hill repeats. Mrs Dan had a work dinner meeting planned so I was home early to get some food in front of The Son and was then out on my run. …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 27: Christmas Time (Is Here Again)

Tentative steps, the wrong trainers and here comes the rain again. Finally! I laced up my runners and headed outside for my first run in just over a week. It was glorious to be outside again and running, even with a teeny-tiny cough still appearing every now and then. I …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 26: Boys

I choose not to run but the end is in sight. The cold has shifted and this has been the first time where I felt that I could run again. Mrs Dan was out for the morning at her exercise class, The Son is still recovering from his cold and …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 22: If I Needed Someone

Sick. Blurgh. Still stuck at home. Still sick. Running off the table for the week and it’s the small things that prove the most difficult. Washing the dishes, laundry and buying lunch all seem like climbing Everest. Janathon 2014: Exercise completed today: strength work Distance run today: 0 miles Distance …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 18: Drive My Car

Eagles on tour, can I stop now?, wet & muddy, sloooooooooooooooooooooow and a race is missed. The best laid plans… Today didn’t go well. We were meant to go for an easy 30 minute run at Tilgate parkrun, grab a quick hot chocolate to go and drive to Dorking where …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 16: Run for Your Life

A run at pace and the INCREDIBLE SULK! Another busy day at work meant a late lunch and late afternoon run. My schedule called for a 9 mile run with 7 at marathon pace but I needed to be home earlier for The Son so I made it 9 miles …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 15: Bad Boy

Bad Running Dan, an easy run and time to catch up on the blog. I hang my head in shame. My name is Dan and today I ate crisps and chocolate while drinking diet Coke. All things I gave up weeks ago and have been steadfastly refusing to touch. My …

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Janathon 2014 – Day 14: Old Brown Shoe

Marathon Store shopping and the joy of hill repeats. A day of meetings at our office near Liverpool Street meant a quick visit to the newly opened London Marathon Store was in order. I am running The Box Hill Fell Race on Saturday and ideally wanted to get some super-grip …

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