Good luck Mr Wells
Marathon

Good luck Mr Wells

THIS weekend’s blog post is all about this man. Chris, my fiancé, is running the Florence Marathon. Here he is supporting me at this year’s Great North Run. Tomorrow, I will be supporting him as he takes on the 26.2…

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Up and at ’em
Parkrun

Up and at ’em

I WAS up and at ’em yesterday morning for my first parkrun in eight months. I’m not really sure what came over me, but I bounced out of bed and drove to Pontefract with Chris, determined to find out what…

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Take the C off chips and what do you get!
Food

Take the C off chips and what …

Take the C off chips and what do you get? Hips. And mine are getting bigger. I’m still weighing in at a healthy nine stone 10, which is eight pounds more than I should be. I’ve been training a lot, and when…

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Hoping the plan comes together
Sub 40 10k training

Hoping the plan comes together

IN all my years of running I’ve never had a training schedule. I’ve always made it up as I go: hills one night, speed the next, a bit of tempo here, a threshold there. I’ve tagged onto other people’s training,…

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Standing on the sidelines
racing

Standing on the sidelines

THE miracle recovery I’d hoped to make in time to race last weekend didn’t happen. I had to withdraw from the 10k and seek medical assistance instead. Having spent weeks training for this particular 10k, I was really disappointed not…

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