Fitting training into a busy schedule
Training

Fitting training into a busy schedule

MY return to running has become a bit of a joke. I manage a good week of training but then there’s a setback. So far, this has included gastroenteritis, an injured Shetland pony and thee-hour traffic jams, several nights on…

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Tackling The Trunce
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Tackling The Trunce

AFTER last week’s blog debating whether or not I should return to racing if I’m not fit, all I could think about was racing. I kept remembering all the happy times I’ve had on the local running scene – the…

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Can I return to racing?
2018

Can I return to racing?

I’VE always believed that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right or not at all. Whether it’s work, running, racing or my writing, I always want to do the best that I can. But sometimes, it’s just not…

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Surviving Endure 24
2018

Surviving Endure 24

It’s just after three o’clock in the morning, 15 hours into a 24-hour endurance race, and I’m in a tent, convinced I’m about to die. My heart is beating a million times a minute. My head feels like it will…

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Thursday Night Fever 5k
2018

Thursday Night Fever 5k

I didn’t think it could get much better than Nostell Priory parkrun followed by a cup of tea and a scone, but I was wrong. The Thursday Night Fever 5k in Boston, Massachusetts was one of the best races I’ve…

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