Author Archives: NRBowie

Full Moon Running

The last two weeks have been very hectic for various reasons, one being clearing a site in the garden for a construction project. As such I haven’t done any running for just over two weeks. But as of the end … Continue reading

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1km, not much of a run.

Or is it? Having recently undertaken my first off road half marathon with 1500m of ascent I have proved what I always suspected. I much prefer running uphill to running down. Yes, it would appear that I’m a bit of … Continue reading

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My first half, no, not pint

Ok, it was 21km 🙂 So a metric half marathon. Off road. To date I have only entered one running event (10km) and one duathlon (with a 14km run) so 21km was a big step up for me and 30% … Continue reading

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Ultra Magazine

Just a quick post about a recent find of mine. This is a great magazine. It gives a real insight to the mindset of ultra runners. 

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Music or not to music?

Do you run and listen to music? I generally don’t as I try and trail run as much as possible and I like to hear the best of what nature has to offer which where I live is a wide … Continue reading

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Night running & reading

Long time no post! Sorry for the long time since my last post. Life has been busy what with Christmas (remember that), a construction project at home and dark nights I haven’t had much time for posting.

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Decisions decisions……

Life in general and running have a fair amount in common, not least decision making. Part of why I run is to get away from decisions and get back some perspective and balance from the many decisions that we have … Continue reading

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Glentress 10K night run

Having been a mountain biker for more years than I care to mention, Saturday November 19th saw me taking on my first ever organised running event. Me being me this wasn’t a bog standard road race, no, 10k off-road in … Continue reading

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October break

The October school break saw us heading away for a few days which meant the chance to run some different trails and places. I always find that running somewhere new or different from the norm re-energises me.

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#runeveryday

So 2016 sees me taking part in the RonHill #runeveryday October challenge. The start might be interesting as due to time constraints and a bit of a lack of planning I will have done a long run on the last … Continue reading

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