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Running Plans

The last few weeks, it seems to have rained incessantly and the high winds have been a constant feature in the majority of my runs. It was, therefore, a pleasant surprise to have Thursday’s club run in almost perfect conditions. … Continue reading

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Fell Fit

The good thing about being off work is that fitting in my runs is a lot easier and heading to the fells becomes more frequent. Throughout December I managed to fit in several visits to Sale Fell. Compared to other … Continue reading

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The Misery of Colds and the Joy of Streaking………..

*Brushes away the dust and cobwebs and settles down* Well, what can I say! It’s been a while since I’ve updated. Most of November was a write off as I came down with an evil cold! I had my first … Continue reading

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More Hills + More Intervals = Pain (and Rewards!)

Following last weekend’s parkrun PB, enjoying the fun run with the girls and watching the other half smash his half marathon PB, I felt pretty flat once I returned to work on Tuesday. It was just one of those days … Continue reading

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Hello, Motivation

With the other half away, it’s been a case of fitting in runs around the girls. The Great North Run is 5 days away and I don’t feel as prepared as I would like for this event. My last long … Continue reading

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Track Trauma and Heading to the Hills

Tuesday evening saw me actually dragging myself to only my third track session of the year. Shocking! After a warm up, which included 4 laps of the track and some drills, we began the main session. The aim was to … Continue reading

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Marathon Recovery Week: Taking It Easy

It’s 8 days post marathon and I’ve been surprised at how quickly my legs have recovered. I also still have my running mojo intact – I was a bit worried that the marathon may prove such an ordeal that I’d … Continue reading

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