Thirty big ones

I sent a text to my mate Ciaran after this run. “30k in the bag”, it read, “legs in the skip.” (And for my readers across the larger of the two ponds that surround this island, that means a dumpster.) Another running mate, Gary, had tapped me up during the week to see if I … More Thirty big ones

Drive-by shooting

In the general scheme of things, that’s a naughty title, I admit. Let me explain. We’ve been under the kosh of late in the station. Low crewing levels due to illness have meant that even mundane things like going for a run have been tedious to arrange, and oft-times, simply not possible. It’s total and … More Drive-by shooting

Swan dive at park run

Yes, that does sound a little cryptic. The week has been okay for training. A gym session on Monday morning, a Pilates session on Monday evening, and a most pleasant trail run with Jarlath and RichieĀ of Liffey Trail Runners on Wednesday morning. Took in some of the Royal Canal and then into St. Catherine’s Park … More Swan dive at park run