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  • Have a deep cut an inch above my right eye,plus two more on the side of my head.Have a nice graze on my jaw,which is also badly swollen and finding it hard to open my mouth,which is a shame as I have the dentist tomorrow afternoon! My daughters were…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 8:19PM
  • Thanks,Dubai,type 2 massive burden on the NHS now,shame as it's largely a preventable disease . MrM2,I read about your tumble yesterday and I thought I would join you.Less than a mile from home this morning,tripped and smashed my head on a rock. Yo…
  • James,think most runners just live with Achilles problems and just try and keep on top of them,I know I do. Out the house by 5.30 this morning,having decided to do a mountain run. From my house I joined the Offa Dyke trail (named after Offa,King of…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 9:39AM
  • MrM2,being on holiday has definitely not stopped you running,also have to tell you it's much warmer back home! Early runs for you Dubai,to beat the heat.Is it a thriving running scene over there,Dubai? Congrats on the Parkrun PB,Donnie. Well done…
  • Fantastic racing,Hazelnut,very good time and position in testing conditions. Cal, bet you're itching to give your Vaporflys a twirl .Let me know what you think of them,please. Great running,Linton,you're coming on really well and you seem to be en…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 21
  • Well done,alipat,hope you're feeling better. James,YouTube eccentric heel drops and as Cal says strengthen your calfs and glutes.I always ice my Achilles after a run as well. envruk,I run along the Llangollen Canal,which incorporates the Pontcysll…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 20
  • Morning all Welcome,davejh David,which marathon are doing? Great HM result,Donnie,you really seemed to enjoy yourself. Are they wild camels,Dubai? 15.04 - 5.2 17.04 - 5 YTD - 489.46 miles
  • Nice consistent intervals envruk,they'll really help you with your 5k. Think you'll be ferrying your Mum around, Will,for your penance.Nice run as well. Great testicle spotting,Cal!My parents took in a feral tom,first thing they did was get him do…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 18
  • Sorry hear you've been feeling unwell alipat,hope you feeling better today and can get out for a gentle run. I've just bought myself a bum bag to carry gels and salt tablets and will hold my water bottle for when I step up my mara training.Just nee…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 17
  • Morning all Another good run Hazelnut,you're putting in some miles lately. enrvuk,weaving sapiens must be a big problem living in London,especially when eyes are glued to their phones. I've been looking at my times over the past two years and the…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 16
  • Well done on going over 600 MrM2 and a massive congratulations Harmander for the 800 already.No wonder you're out all the time running with a crowded house,MrM2. Tatton 10k today,hoped for a sub 41 but the wind got the better of me,finished with a …
  • Cake and running go hand in hand Hazelnut. You would have to do countless hill reps to replicate the Beacons Will !! alipat,that's very sensible waiting until June for a HM,also gives you plenty of time to prepare for a crack at your PB. A torn R…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 14
  • Fantastic threshold effort,Hazelnut .You're making it look effortlessly . Love your style Will.Brecon Beacons in November,fingers crossed for good weather!! I've spent plenty of time down there,lovely part of the country.Where will you go for train…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 12
  • Well done Donnie on passing 300 and good luck in the Sheffield HM,hope you have a good one. Hobie you've given me an idea for trying the Snowdonia marathon next year........thank you!! and well done in passing 400 as well. Good luck in your PB att…
  • Sorry to hear about your woes Stephen,think I'd put running on the backburner and just concentrate on getting better. Nell I'm sure you'll PB in a mara sooner than later,especially after your PB in the HM,which will set you up for a decent crack at…
  • alipat,I'd look at 5,10k and HM races,they don't need the hard training like a mara but they give you something to focus on. Cal hope your feet are getting better.See your sport scientist,Helen Hall was mentioned in the latest issue of RW,she got a…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 10
  •  Well done Andrew on your new 10k PB,and considering you've had a virus that's great running. Nell,I except your challenge! That's a monster climb Hobie,do you walk in any of that climb?I have a couple of local hill races in the summer but not on …
  • Well done Cal,you should be really pleased with your second best time.The temptation to walk round sightseeing must be great if you haven't been there before,I couldn't be disciplined and not see the sights. Will and alipat,lovely photos,I couldn't…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 8
  • Well done Harmander,on your Unsung Champions award.Nothing like a 20 mile run to celebrate!
  • Well done alipat,great result,I'm sure the sore legs are worth it.Hope your foot is ok. Great race report Will,you're family must be really proud of you.I went out Saturday evening and bought fish and chips,no pickled egg though and then did 15 mil…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 8
  • Well done,Will,fantastic effort,enjoy your post race dinner. That's a great effort,Hazelnut,unlucky about not getting a age grade podium finish.You'll nail it next time.
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 7
  • Good luck to everyone who is racing this weekend.Hope you enjoy them. Nell, well done on your HM PB, great running. 4.04 - 8.2 YTD - 435.85 miles
  • Good luck to all of the racers.Looking forward to the the race reports. Hazelnut - have the Tatton 10k next Sunday. 8 miles yesterday in awful weather,rain,sleet and snow.Hands were frozen glad to get back home.Did 4 x 800m @ 5k pace,glad to say m…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 5
  • MrM2 - Enjoy your three weeks in Sicily.You'll have to get a few miles in to run off the pasta and wine. David - love the idea of the 24 hour race with the diminishing time for each lap,gets faster the longer you stay in the race,sounds totally ill…
  • Hope you can hold the cold off Cal,good luck for Vienna.Feeling slightly jealous of all you spring marathon runners. Good luck Will and Ali,hope your foot behaves for you,Ali.Which marathon are you running Ali?.Looking forward to all of your marath…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 April 3
  • Hazelnut,dog walkers who don't clear up after their dogs make me mad.When I'm out with my dogs and notice an owner not clearing up,I'll approach them and give them a bag,they usually squirm with embarrassment,I''ll then hang around a make sure they …
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 March 31
  • Morning all Cal,well done on reaching 500 already,halfway and not even in April yet. It's great that your boy wanted to go running with you,Hobie,it's a good habit to get into.The Soulbreaker seemed to be a toughie as well. That's a good efforts …
  • Evening all Achilles don't like uphill,Cal,I know mine don't .Are you aiming for another PB in Vienna? Glad your foot is slightly better,alipat,just be careful . No windy weather here,Hazelnut,lovely spring weather Will,I enjoy those runs were yo…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 March 28
  • Nice write up of the battle of the common,Cal! Sorry to hear about your ankle,alipat.Hope it improves for you quickly. No long tights here,Hazelenut,very mild and warm. Don't blame you for having a touch of maranoia,Will,you've trained hard for m…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 March 27
  • Welcome,James,fantastic 20 miler,I'm in the same boat as you,plenty of HM,have my first full marathon in October. Nice 14 miles,alipat,always better to run your second half quicker.Hope your foot injury clears up. Well done on your first HM,envruk…
    in My Last Run Comment by JD1 March 25