Category Archives: Pollok Park Loop

Katrina’s longest ever run …

This morning the plan was to run for at least two and half hours with Katrina. We set off about 9.30am and we ran over to Pollok Park along the route I normally take to work and then we ran … Continue reading

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First post whw race run

In some years I’ve been running again just a few days after the whw race but this wasn’t some years. I really felt I needed at least 10 days off and last week I didn’t even want to think about … Continue reading

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Easy run at lunch time

I took a day off running yesterday. Sunday’s run was longer and harder than I’d planned so I decided the best thing to do was take a day off to recover. I think it was a good idea as I … Continue reading

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Yaktrax Review

Another icy day here in Glasgow so decided to try out the Yaktrax Pro’s that arrived the other day. When I ordered them there was only medium so I bought those. Medium is up to size 9 so I was … Continue reading

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Job Update and Future

I was looking forward to trying out my new Yaktrak’s today but I thought all the snow and ice has gone! It was clear over Bellahouston Park and I assumed it would be the same at Pollok. Wrong! I ran … Continue reading

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‘Writing a blog is good for your training’ – official

This morning I was helping another colleague run his cross country event. We had a beautiful morning and once again we had hundreds of Primary 6 & 7 boys and girls running the 0.82miles course. We had lunch together afterwards … Continue reading

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Climbing and running

This morning I had the opportunity to visit the Glasgow Climbing Centre with my South West Active School’s colleagues. We had a tour round the facility and then had a go at climbing some of the walls. It was good … Continue reading

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Lunchtime run

I was able to fit in a run at lunchtime. It has been raining pretty hard for the past few days and it has been very windy. I got pushed sideways on my motorbike last night! Fortunately no-one was in … Continue reading

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October review

Another lunch time run today. Thankfully this time it wasn’t in the pouring rain. I ran my normal Pollok Park loop and felt good. My October stats are looking a bit pathetic … I ran 12 times for a measly … Continue reading

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Lunch time run

This lunch time I decided to run on the road for two reasons, one it had been raining last night and the grass on Bellahouston would be very wet and slippy and two my foot didn’t seem too sore. So … Continue reading

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