A bad run at Brodsworth
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A bad run at Brodsworth

WEDNESDAY was a bad day. Work was challenging, my pony had an allergic reaction to his flu jab and, to top it off, just as we were leaving for the South Yorkshire road league at Brodsworth, I cracked my head…

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Moving on
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Moving on

WHEN I’m feeling down, I get my trainers on and go for a run. The simple act of putting one foot in front of the other and moving forwards, really does help lift my mood. This week has been a particularly sad…

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Spring marathon excitement
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Spring marathon excitement

SPRING marathon season is here. Manchester, Paris, Boston UK and US, and this coming weekend, London. I’m so excited. It seems like everyone is talking about running a marathon. Normally at this time of year, I get so inspired by the…

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The winner of the Boston Marathon UK
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The winner of the Boston Marathon UK

THERE is one runner who never fails to inspire and amaze me, and that’s my friend, Fiona. On Sunday, Fiona took on the challenge of running her first marathon in ten years. It was all the more challenging because

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Staying safe on my Sunday run
Notes from the Sunday long run

Staying safe on my Sunday run

IN all my years of running, I’ve never felt afraid to run off-road on my own. That changed on Sunday. I was coming up to two miles on my favourite route on the Trans Pennine Trail, heading to Newmillerdam, when…

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