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About offthelongrun

Born in the UK in 1961 - I migrated to Australia in 1991. I've never been overweight, but I drink and eat too much and probably run too much nowadays!

That’s Hot Is It?

I came across a couple of articles last weekend that stopped me in my tracks and made me raise my eyebrows. I was scouring the pages of the UK’s Sun newspaper for the soccer reports (honest Guv). The Sun newspaper … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Not that I’ve really been away, it’s that for the past two months I really couldn’t be bothered. So what’s been happening I hear you ask, well I’m hoping someone asked as I’m about to answer the question. I ran … Continue reading

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Communication Breakdown..

..It’s always the same, I’m having a nervous breakdown, Drive me insane! So the watch is cactus and now Runkeeper is doing its best to piss me off. Aside from 2 uneventful slow runs of 7 & 8K on Wednesday … Continue reading

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No Luck, Keep Dreaming

I’m due a bit of luck I reckon, so last night I’m at the pokies and some lady has just won $2,000 on the machine I was just playing, so i thought it must be on a winning streak, so … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Half Hot

Another 5 days flash by with no blogging and no let up in the weather. It’s been 30C+ for the past week with the lows being around 20C, although the lows tend to also come with some high humidity – … Continue reading

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Now There’s No Excuse To Run or Exercise

Scientists have found that beer after exercise is better than water or Gatorade – eureka, there is a god! You may have noticed “beer” isn’t singular as I cannot have only one ( can anyone?), but what’s the limit after … Continue reading

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Can’t Take A Trick

With a maximum forecast of 22C today, you’d think that I would at least have some respite from the heat, but no. Met Mike for a brisk 5K walk around Princes Park and then onto my run. 6K, 22C and … Continue reading

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