Category Archives: Hill run

Conic Hill Run

My friend Jonny asked me whether I fancied a run tonight and it didn’t take too long to accept and suggest a run up and down Conic Hill. I drove over to Drymen on my motor bike after work and … Continue reading

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Home coming

As I type Katrina and Hollie are almost home. They are on the train from Manchester Airport on the last leg of their journey back from Indonesia.  The house is tidy and clean and I even tried to make a … Continue reading

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Hill Run

I decided to do my Robertson’s Hill run this morning.  It’s a good session as it’s a 1mile steep climb after a gentle climb for the first mile. I turn round after 2.5miles and run back down which is good … Continue reading

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Hill Run

I had a few hours to take from work so decided to finish off podcast 34 for the whw race and go for a run before heading to work. I chose my long hill run up to Robertson’s car Park … Continue reading

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Brodie Park Hill Run

11hrs after finishing the club tempo run I was running again.  Obviously running so soon my legs were complaining a bit and it took me the first lap to really get going.  The advantage though is that I now get … Continue reading

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Friday Lunchtime Cross Country Recce

Today I was able to combine pleasure and work. We have an Active Schools Cross Country Finals next Wednesday at Nether Pollok Park (part of Pollok Park, Glasgow) and I wanted to check the route is okay. So I ran … Continue reading

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Hoka Highland Fling

Even though I’m not really training hard I still find it difficult to not go for a run when I’ve planned to do so. This morning I was busy at work helping my colleagues with a cross country event and … Continue reading

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Hill Run & pre-race thoughts

Time: 12.10pm Route: Robertson Car Park Distance: 6miles Time Run: 49mins 40secs (average pace 8.16) Today I ran up and down the steep hill. I ran easy and gave my quads a last workout. I’m hoping my quads are going … Continue reading

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Hill Run

Time: 11.55amRoute: Robertson Car ParkDistance: 8milesTime Run: 1 hr 4mins 52secs (average pace 8.06) I woke up this morning thinking I am allowed to run today! Like most runners I don’t find the tapering weeks very easy. I would much … Continue reading

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Hill Run

Time: 12.45pmRoute: Robertson Car ParkDistance: 6milesTime Run: 47mins 59secs The weather was hot again today so it was great to be out running in a vest. My legs felt fine after last nights 10k so decided to do my hill … Continue reading

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