st colin

  • I live in Chorlton. The first 30 minutes of any road ride from the house is infested with awful roads and usually equally bad drivers. My standard loop is out towards Whaley Bridge via the Brickworks, from Cheadle/Pott Shrigley. Then up the Brickworks, swing a right out towards Rainow, and home through Adlington/Poynton.

    I feel your pain though,…[Read more]

  • st colin replied to the topic Country Living in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    Sounds bliss. I live in south Manchester and it’s an absolute hole.

  • st colin replied to the topic 3:00 ish marathon in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    Starting from when? I’m 37 and only ran my first marathon in 2016. Before that I’d probably not ran more than 6/7 miles in one go.

  • st colin replied to the topic 3:00 ish marathon in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    Where any of you slower than this when you first started running?

    I’m very curious about this. We had a new club record this weekend with a 2:27:57 at the Yorkshire marathon. The guy hasn’t been running long. We also have a runner who is sub 2:45 who started C25K a few years ago doing something like 9m/m.

    I’ve managed a 3:23. Then long term…[Read more]

  • st colin replied to the topic Depression & Suicide in the forum Chat Forum 1 month ago

    Tough couple of days for me too.

    I often get confused thinking about the details that are causing it. Sometimes I can pin point something, other days it’s just a huge wave of depression. Today I feel very anxious. I can’t keep any concentration. I am noticing that social interactions are becoming more difficult for me. And it happens a lot at…[Read more]