Monthly Archives: January 2012

cross training: skiing

Not an option for everyone granted, but when you’ve got a ski-slope at the end of your road, you’ve got to give it a go occasionally.  Skiing is fantastic cross training as it gives you an arse of steel and … Continue reading

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brrrrr…how to run when it’s brass monkeys

The temperature hasn’t been above -10 for three days now.  Balmy by Montreal standards granted, but bloody parky to a soft midlander like myself.  An hours gentle trot on packed snow and ice, spikes a must, took me through the … Continue reading

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Cross training by toboggan

Yesterday it finally stopped snowing and after a hard morning of DIY, we were ready to do something fun.  So we grabbed the sledge and headed at a steady walk up Hohe Sattel.  This tough hill usually makes up our … Continue reading

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And still it snows…

I had to post these photos as a record of this crazy snow. I’m starting to worry about our roof under all the weight.  Still, I’ll have great toned arms if all this snow shovelling continue. These photos were taken … Continue reading

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welcome to Narnia. Runners’ food: mulligatawny soup

An hour long running tour through Narnia: certainly the first run I’ve ever had where I should have worn goggles.  Still it wasn’t cold and it was pretty.  This photo was actually taken at 2pm, giving some idea of the … Continue reading

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snow snowy run

Had to share a couple of a quick photos I took yesterday on my short run at dusk.  The paths had been cleared earlier in the day but the snow came so thick and fast yesterday that there was still … Continue reading

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new year running resolutions

What a crazy time christmas is. What with the arrival of the first guests in the holiday apartment, umpteen wonderful friends and family members over from the UK and an unwelcome knock in the car, running went pretty much out … Continue reading

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