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About simonchamberlain

New Zealand librarian and music fan, living in London.

Running diary – 1 January 2017

Resurrecting this as a NY thing that will hopefully carry on: Type: road Terrain: undulating Training plan: none Pace: slow -recovery Area: home to bottom of Chaytor St, back to supermarket Distance: 5.47 km Time: 31:43 Weather: drizzle and wind … Continue reading

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Running diary 15 September 2016

Type: road Terrain: uphill Training plan: none Pace: slow -aerobic Area: work to home via Wadestown Distance: 10.5 km Time: 1 hour 3 minutes Weather: mild evening Injury/pain:left foot sore on outside mid. Not convinced these shoes are very good. … Continue reading

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Running diary 14 September 2016

Type: road Terrain: hilly Training plan: none Pace: slow -aerobic Area: work to home Distance: 6.4 km Time: 41 minutes Weather: mild evening Injury/pain:none Slow and easy run home. One of my slowest ever runs over this distance, but still … Continue reading

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Running diary: 13 September 2016

Type: road Terrain: hilly Training plan: none Pace: slow -aerobic Area: work to home Distance: 7.5 km Time: 48 minutes Weather: mild evening Injury/pain:none Standard run home. Nice and easy. A lot of joy in this one; bouncing along and … Continue reading

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Running diary: 23 August 2016

Type: road Terrain: hilly Training plan: none Pace: steady-fast Area: work to home Distance: 7.5 km Time: 42 minutes Weather: cool, evening Injury/pain: right hip flexor sore afterwards Standard run home. Was feeling stiff and slow when I started, but … Continue reading

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Running diary: 21 August 2016

Type: trail Terrain: hilly Training plan: none Pace: steady-fast Area: Skyline Distance: 18.6km Time: 2 hours 12 minutes Weather: sunny, windy, dry Injury/pain: sore arch on left foot Ran Montgomery Ave to Kaukau trig and back to top of Park … Continue reading

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Running diary: 20 August 2016

Going to start throwing up some short diary entries on my runs. I’m assuming no-one other than me is ever going to read this, so… 😀 Type: trail Terrain: hilly Training plan: none Pace: steady Area: Makara Peak Distance: 7.6km … Continue reading

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WUU2K Part 4: Legs 5 and 6, aftermath

Leg 5: Red Rocks (42km) – Tawatawa Reserve (52km) This is probably the toughest part of the course. An easy few km around Owhiro Bay and into Happy Valley leads to the Tip Track. But first, a km down the … Continue reading

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WUU2K part 3: legs 3 and 4

Leg 3: Makara Mountain Bike car park (18km) to the Wind Turbine (30km) This is possibly the nicest leg of the run (maybe behind the MTB park). I’m waved over the road by a cow, and head up the hill … Continue reading

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WUU2K part 2: legs 1 and 2

Leg 1: Kaukau (0km) to Makara (11km) We drift up to the start and mill around. 630 on the dot the race starts to wild cheers. I’m deliberately at the back – I don’t want to get in the way … Continue reading

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