Sending out a search party
Cycling

Sending out a search party

DURING dinner on Thursday my friend challenged me to take part in a duathlon. ‘Run, bike, run,’ he said. ‘You’ll love it.’ I wasn’t so sure, and certainly didn’t want to commit to anything. ‘I’ll think about it.’ ‘Come on!’ Jon…

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The Running Week – 15th to 21st August
Training Update

The Running Week – 15th to 21st August

KEEPING motivated is hard, but I’m trying to stay focused and strong. Here’s how training looked last week. Monday: This was a steady paced hilly run over seven and a half miles. I really enjoyed it, even though I had

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Great North Run – three weeks to go
Great North Run

Great North Run – three weeks to go

THE Great North Run is only three weeks away, so now’s the time to start thinking of my race day plans. I have a running vest, kindly supplied by Action for Children. I need to start wearing this for some…

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The Running Week and Olympic dreams
Training Update

The Running Week and Olympic dreams

STAYING up to watch the Olympics meant I had a few late nights last week. On Saturday I didn’t go to bed until 4am (technically Sunday). I haven’t seen 4am since the nineteen nineties. The late Olympic nights are starting to take…

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Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running
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Blogging birthday – two years of Champion Running

IT’S two years since I launched my blog. Well, it’s actually two years and one month. The blogging birthday was in July, but with our holiday and my birthday celebrations, I completely forgot. When I realised, I was rather chuffed. For…

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