CumbriAndy M55

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About Me
I always hated running when I was younger - I found it immeasurably dull compared to climbing mountains, playing basketball and drinking beer. Sadly, most of that stopped when we gained a family and I headed slowly towards fully fledged lardarse status. In 2002/03 though, I realised that I needed to do something or else buy several new (larger waisted) pairs of trousers. Nine months later I ran my first half marathon (GNR 03) and realised, to my surprise, that I had actually enjoyed it. I've never looked back since. Obviously, living inthe lake District helps stave off the boredom but its also worth it just for the fun and cameraderie that goes on at races. I'm never going to win anything but who cares?! Having fended off the lardarse status but failed to stop myself ageing altogether, I reckon that I can simply describe myself now as a (not quite completely) knackered old fart.
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Recent Blogs
The Lap – a long day out in the hills May 2022
A Podium Place :-o Jan 2022
Now it's all in Boris' hands? May 2021
Risk Aversion at parkrun HQ May 2021
A parkrun related thing Mar 2021
Recent Training
8th Aug
Recovery Run 6.3mi 58:28
7th Aug
Medium Long Run 12.9mi 2:18:37
6th Aug
General 5.3mi 48:59
6th Aug
parkrun 3.1mi 22:02
5th Aug
General 7.1mi 1:07:50
Planned Races
Hoad Hill Harriers Summer 10K 24th Aug
Ambleside 50k 11th Sep
Yorkshire Marathon 16th Oct
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