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Monthly Archives: September 2016

To hell and back trouble.

Posted on by Guest Blogger

  Hey ho, It seems like forever since I last blogged.  Early July was in fact my last post here on ‘Buzz’. The reason for my absence….?  Well, I kinda got distracted. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always been an attention seeker and have blogged almost none-stop since starting here at Accelerate in 2012. But this summer, ahead of the Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon, I encountered a series of set backs. Firstly – while sampling a test vest from a Company Rep (which will for obvious reasons remain nameless), I experienced horrible tightness through my back at the tail end … Continue reading

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Running as Community

Posted on by Team Accelerate

Back in 2009 I started a running club, the Porter Valley Plodders. The ‘why’ is a long story for another time. Up until then I had been a fairly solitary soul when it came to training and racing, preferring my own company on the fells week in week out. However the evolution of the PVPs altered my perception on such things, and introduced to me the concept of the running community. We had a disparate collection of individuals from every single walk of life. Occupations, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, lifestyles, aspirations; a mixed bag apart from one common denominator. We all … Continue reading

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