Tag Archives: Stoke City

#Janathon Day 7: The Longest Swim

Good news, my arms are working again. After last weeks failed attempt at swimming I was determined to get to the gym today and give it a serious #Janathon effort. My gym happens to be located immediately adjacent to the Bet 365 stadium, … Continue reading

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Hilly and Hot as Hell: The 2015 Potteries Marathon

They say that the devil makes work for idle hands. It also makes work for injured runners cooped up inside. It was 18 months ago when a running buddy of mine, injured and frustrated, first mooted the prospect of bringing back … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 12: Battling With The Fans

Today, I hit the canal at the same time as half of Stoke-on-Trent (it seemed) was making their way to the Britannia Stadium to watch the mighty Stoke City kick a ball. It’s always chaos on the routes leading up … Continue reading

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Janathon 2013: Day 26 – Mud Flavoured Slush Puppy

Last night we had epic snow. I don’t mean just snow, but great big fluffy clumps of the stuff, floating down like those white scrunchy things you use in the shower… come the morning, Stoke was once again bathed in … Continue reading

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Janathon 2013: Day 15 – The Wrong Way on Match Day

Blimey, it’s a bit parky out there! Minus three was the general consensus at the club as we gathered for our Tuesday training session. I always have a debate with myself, whether to wait indoors or to stay outside and … Continue reading

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