Lessons Learned

Today I ran in the City of Lincoln 10k, a very enjoyable day if you ever fancy a run around a beautiful City. Though I bettered my last years time by nearly an Minute it wasn’t an easy race. 10 days ago I woke with an ache in my right shin, I spoke to a…

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New route Blues? lost mojo

I have recently moved house, because I moved Jobs. It is all very exciting and there is lots to do here. But in amongst all these new ideas and projects I kind of fell of the treadmill. It had been far too long since I had done any sort of running, time wouldn’t allow –…

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Positive Mental Attitude

A bit of background(violins at the ready). I was on leave this past week and due to go away for a few days, but on Sunday my car flagged up an error, so I took it to the garage monday who couldn’t check it over till tuesday. Long story short the car can be repaired…

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Time off!

I am a Curate in a vacancy, my Training Incumbent felt the call to move around 18 months into my curacy, not sure if I was a contributing factor, surely I wasn’t that hard to Train was I? Anyway this left me as the only stipendary minister in a group of 6 churches, we do…

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Determination and re-focus

So last week was an “off” week, weather and motivation were against me. The Weather was just a bit rubbish to be fair, the times that I was able to get out it was raining, heavily, and I couldn’t face it. I know I know, fair weather runner! but I would rather run in the…

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Success (survival) at the city of lincoln 10k

I did it! This past Sunday(April 17th) was the big day, The City of Lincoln 10k first of all – I did it! What an amazing event this was, such a supportive and friendly group of runners and the crowds along the route were brilliant to. The start was a little odd, I entered the…

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illness

Quick update, have been ill this past week so not been able to get out and missed the parkrun at the weekend, Cold and sinus infection so couldn’t face too much. But back on it this morning, went out for a quick 2k, avereged 5:20 per km so was very pleased with that, back out…

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Midweek Low

Midweek low! Well its not quite Wednesday yet but it has been a very busy week, despite being a week “off”, and I woke up late this morning, too late to get out running as I had to go to a lecture day for a Masters Degree in Mission ( as a student I hasten…

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First park run of 2016

For those who don’t know what the park run is Click here to find out. Yesterday I wasn’t feeling great but went out to my local park run in lincoln http://www.parkrun.org.uk/lincoln/ The going was hard and it was a bit wet, but in true park run fashion the team there were very supportive and encouraging…

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Happy New Year (Day of Rest)

Happy New Year! So the start of a new year and a “resolution”, well  a target anyway – the 10k. How have a begun my preparations – with a day of rest, Fridays always are a day off plan as I do the 5k on Saturdays and need to rest up. I discovered this to…

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