Southern Cross Country League Manor Farm – Race Report

Another Sunday off, another race! Today I found myself at Manor Farm Country Park near Southampton for a cross country race, hosted again by Stubbington Green Runners. We should probably give them a day off from organising races next week. There was much weather overnight, which promised proper English-as-it-gets cross country running conditions. Mud with …

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Stubbington 10K Race Report

It's Sunday the 15th of January, the alarm is going off earlier than it would be if I were going to work and I'm sleepy but excited. The Stubbington 10K race has rolled around again for it's 33rd year. Hosted by Stubbington Green Runners (my other half's club) this is the first race I trained properly …

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Recipe #2 Spicy Bean Burgers and Sweet Potato Chips

Beans, beans, good for the... well pretty much everything really. I've found there is very little in the way of nutrition you can't get from eating beans. Rich in protein, carbohydrate and fibre, beans manage to pack loads of good stuff into tiny packages. Different beans also have varying levels of micronutients, such as iron, …

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