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Nov 21, 2022

Without too much effort at all, I managed a 3:58 km on Friday. That’s only 40 seconds shy of the 3:18 I ran in September of last year (my 60+ PB). And I was 8 kg lighter then. I reckon …Continue reading

Nov 14, 2022

No fast kilometre this past week, as I was on the annual Tour de Bois, albeit a shorter version this year. Having cycled a couple of hundred kilometres over three days, with no cycling training whatsoever, has resulted in a …Continue reading

Nov 7, 2022

My gradual improvement in speed continues, with a 4:09 km last Friday. Again, it was pretty comfortable, although I am starting to notice I breathe more heavily during these efforts. It won’t be long and I’ll be back below 4 …Continue reading

Oct 31, 2022

Another running article below, which may, or may not, settle any arguments as to which is better for you – running or walking. As for my running, I did manage a 4:22 km on Friday, finishing just slightly out of …Continue reading

Oct 24, 2022

Below is another in the series of running articles I’ve written, this one on how you can use running for weight loss. As for my own running, I’ve been throwing in some faster stuff once a week, although I’m doing …Continue reading

Oct 17, 2022

I reached a minor milestone last week, passing 175,000 km of running since I started logging my mileage on 14 Feb, 1983. That’s 14,490 days, during which I have averaged 12.08 km per day. I estimate I’ll hit the 200,000 …Continue reading

Oct 10, 2022

This week’s running post is about eating before running. You’ll find it below. As for my running, there are some encouraging signs in regard to my right heel. However, I’ll continue to refrain from expanding on the topic for now. …Continue reading

Oct 4, 2022

Below is the latest instalment in my series of running articles.   Setting Goals to Improve Your Running Some runners are happy to jog at a comfortable pace, reach a reasonable level of fitness, and simply enjoy their time on …Continue reading

Sep 30, 2022

Just a quick update on my heel – I’m back to running up to an hour, but I still have my good and bad days. Sometimes it feels like it’s not getting better at all, and other days it’s the …Continue reading

Sep 26, 2022

Below is the second in a series of running articles I wrote a few years ago for an online magazine. I hope readers who are also runners may get something useful out of these articles.   When to run: morning …Continue reading