Tag Archives: Run With Mark

The Trip to Remember

I opened my email last week to find one sitting in there from Australian Ocean rower and all round inspiration Margaret Bowling It was entitled, “Last call for Applications.” I opened it curiously to find that it was a call for … Continue reading

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Bring on the Revolution!

It has been a while since my last post, in truth it is because I’ve been busy and a little bit lazy. Getting into a lazy routine is easy to do in the 21st Century, there are more distractions than … Continue reading

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Days 29 & 30

Day 29 – Pollionnay to St Croix The day began with some very steep hills ranging from 300 metres to 600, just over half of Ben Nevis, Britain’s highest mountain. The weather was perfect, overcast and mild, as I progressed … Continue reading

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Days 27 and 28

Day 27 – Macon to Lurcy For the first time in a couple of weeks I woke up a little stiff, probably had something to do with pushing to hard the previous day! As usual though I got my head … Continue reading

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Day 26

Day 26 – Cluny to Macon My running week begins on a Sunday, each Sunday I have a new week ahead with a block of 6 marathons until the next Saturday rest day. The reason that I have a rest … Continue reading

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Days 10 & 11

Day 10 – Profondeville to Wanlin The day was wet for the first half but perfect second half. I felt great for most of this day. So many scary dogs that feel the need to charge at you every time … Continue reading

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Days 3 to 9

Day 3 Schoonhoven – Veen Rained all day again, we got the ferry at Schoonhoven, then tried to get one at Gorinchem about 15 miles down the road. We stayed at a lovely couple’s place. The man was called Peter. … Continue reading

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Day 2 – Woerdent Voerleest to Schoonhoven

Number 2 done – 4hrs 33mins. Terrible weather even Scots would shy away from! However, no complications so very happy with the result. The houses are stunning here and the people are so friendly. Two down – bring on number … Continue reading

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Day 1 – Amsterdam, 1st May

The first half was very wet but also very beautiful. Queen’s day was amazing on Friday, great to see a nation come together and enjoy themselves in such a free a relaxed manner. I have loved learning your culture so … Continue reading

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Top 10 running quotations (not my top 10)

Top 10 Running Quotations Running Quotes #1 Most people run a race to see who is fastest. I run a race to see who has the most guts. Steve Prefontaine Running Quotes #2 Some of the world’s greatest feats were … Continue reading

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Article by Edinburgh Spotlight

Follow the link to read http://www.edinburghspotlight.com/2010/01/mark-cooper

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runwithmark features on The Chris Hoy Edinburgh Half Marathon

Follow the link for the story…. http://www.edinburgh-half.co.uk/?p=232 Mark

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