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January 5K Virtual Race

I enjoy tracking and sharing runs on Strava and, this month, the site has mounted a 5K Virtual Race challenge that I thought I would try out. Essentially you take a run for 5K and tag it as a race, and then earn a virtual badge for your profile. Nothing too fancy, but...

Data Addiction

I’ve been enjoying the Garmin Fenix 5+ and, indeed, the entire Garmin universe. I’m fully sold on the Garmin Connect platform and have the Index Scale to feed data into my Garmin Connect profile along with the watch. The amount of data that I have access...
Supernova in the East

Supernova in the East

I’m a fan of podcasts and┬áHardcore History by Dan Carlin is one of the best.It is not the most regular of podcasts and, if you are into the ‘every Friday at 2pm’ schedules that some podcasts have, you’re sure to be disappointed. You’re...
Swanny River

Swanny River

After the longer run yesterday morning I took things a little easier today with a post-work run to collect the Ultraboy from the fencing club – with a twist.It’s not the first time that I’ve run from the office to collect the kid after his class....
Half in the Rain

Half in the Rain

Saturday kind of got away from me in terms of fitting in everything I needed to do, and running didn’t even get a look in with all of the family time, activities, shopping, and cooking to get done. Add to that a reasonable effort on my part to do a thorough...