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Ottawa Hypothermic Half 2009

8 am this morning, the windchill was something like -23 when we began only my second half marathon in Ottawa, Canada. The first was in the mid nineties with Manatita at the Hillingdon Half in West London.
It was so cold I was reluctant to take my jacket off and stow it for after the race, but sure enough, I had enough layers on that I didnt feel any different without it, just the mind. I looked across and saw a lady with frost in her hair as we were standing at the start line – a race for which I have to add I was on time for, thanks to Utsahi who got up early and drove me here and despite spending 20 minutes looking for the location.Read More »Ottawa Hypothermic Half 2009

Good Week

Thursday 22 February It’s been a pretty good week so far running 1½ tired hours every morning and the last two days run for over… Read More »Good Week


Ran well this morning for an hour and a half. Knees groaned a bit at one point, not really sure whats going on there. Walked… Read More »Stepwork