Running the week
Running the week

Running the week

NOW that the mid-week races have finished, normal training has resumed. We’ve raced every Wednesday for six out of seven weeks, which has been great, but has also meant that training has been interrupted. Last week was

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A case of mistaken identity
Races

A case of mistaken identity

GOING into the final race in the South Yorkshire road league, I found myself leading my age category (21-25, I wish). This was a really nice surprise. I started to think about how fantastic it would be to win. I…

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Resting and recovery
Notes from the Sunday long run

Resting and recovery

AFTER burning out during a 10k race on Wednesday, I decided to focus on rest and recovery. I took not one, not two but three days off from training. Three days! This has never happened. I thought I would be…

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Snickers to all this
Races

Snickers to all this

RACING is one of the best things about running. I love it. I love the challenge of trying to run faster. I love the friendly competition. There is no better feeling than crossing a finish line, feeling exhausted but happy with a job…

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The South Yorkshire Road League
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The South Yorkshire Road League

THE South Yorkshire Road League has to be one of the best events I’ve ever taken part in. It’s a series of four races, starting in March and finishing in early May. Hundreds of runners from across South Yorkshire take…

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