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Lakeland Trails Derwentwater 15k

In hindsight, a gruelling run up Grisedale Pike and the surrounding fells was probably not the best preparation for the Lakeland Trails run on the Saturday! Nevertheless, I was excited about this run as the route is challenging and the … Continue reading

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Our Feet in the Clouds….Again

Arranging to take a day off while all the girls were at school/preschool meant only one thing. Another day where myself and Tristan could head to the hills once more. The problem with fellrunning is that it’s so addictive! You’re … Continue reading

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Lakeland Trails Marathon

After a night spent tossing and turning, unable to switch off all the thoughts and fears that were ringing round my head, it was with some dismay when I heard my alarm interrupting the melody of the birds outside my … Continue reading

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On Top of the World!

On Friday, 21st June, on what would have been dad’s 72nd birthday, I took the day off work. I wanted to do something to mark his birthday and what better way to do that then head out into the fells … Continue reading

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Marathon Madness

Following last Sunday’s Great Trail Challenge, I had two days of doing very little. Who would have thought that running 14 miles would exacerbate my neck pain… I did the sensible thing and rested as much as I could. Not … Continue reading

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It Goes On. And On. And On…

Another week gone and another positive one with regards to my marathon training. It’s been a tough week but I have been pleased with how my body, and my mind (!), has coped with these arduous sessions. On Sunday, I … Continue reading

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Marathon Training: Well Underway!

The last few weeks have seen a progressive increase in the distance of my weekly long run. I’ve done most of the long runs alone but I did manage to fit Keswick half into my training quite nicely. There were … Continue reading

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