Review of my running year
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Review of my running year

As 2016 draws to an end I thought I would look back at my running year. There have been highs and there have been lows. I’ve got personal bests for 3000m, 5000m, parkrun, 5 miles, 10k, 9 miles, 10 miles and half marathon, but then…

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Less slapdash more structure – a new organised me for 2017
2017

Less slapdash more structure – a new organised …

Hello! Hope you all had a very happy Christmas. For me, it’s been a hectic one. Not least because I left my Christmas preparations until a few days before Christmas. The mile-long queues in Clinton’s Cards nearly sent me into meltdown.…

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Parkrun, planning and procrastination
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Parkrun, planning and procrastination

MY plan at Parkrun yesterday was to break 21 minutes. It seemed realistic. A few weeks ago I ran 21.07, so I was convinced it might be possible to dip under 21. The only problem really was my lack of…

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Cutting down on the chocolate
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Cutting down on the chocolate

THE last time I said I was stopping eating chocolate, Chris laughed at me. ‘You’ll never be able to do it,’ he said. ‘Never in a million years.’ I wasn’t happy with his response. ‘What do you mean I won’t…

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Thinking of Laura
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Thinking of Laura

Yesterday morning, I received the incredibly sad news that a friend from school had died in a car accident. Laura was 37, had recently got married and was expecting a baby boy. She had so much to look forward to, but on Monday…

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