Recording Personal Bests With Strava

Strava is the go to place for most people when it comes to tracking the runs of yourself and following your friends and generally helping to see how you’re progressing (I love a Strava segment!). Since it’s supposed to do most things for your automatically one thing I often see confusing other runners is personal

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Invalid XML Error When Opening Outlook

Just a very quick one as I came across this for the first time in ages today. This isn’t particularly new but I wanted to document it somewhere! When opening Outlook you receive the error “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. Invalid XML, the view cannot be loaded.” What this means is

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My Year In Running – 2017

2017 was a brilliant running year for me. The main goal was to participate in the Birmingham Marathon but there were various other events throughout the year which contributed to it being such a good year. The most memorable were three events where I was able to set personal bests over three different distances. (links

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Tile Mate

I’m always forgetting where I’ve put things Keys, phone and wallet are the usual suspects but I’ll frequently pick something up, then put it down and then have no idea where it’s gone. So when I first came across Tile Mate it seemed to have been made just for me! Tile Mate is a little

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Birmingham Marathon 2017

As mentioned previously…running is a thing now. Back in 2016 I ran the London Marathon. I got in by pure luck through the ballot, had an amazing time and thought that would be my one and only marathon. But I’ve ended up running a lot more since then (and actually enjoying it) so when I

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