A case of mistaken identity

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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Snickers to all this

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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A testing run

A testing run

TESTING is an important and necessary part of training, that’s what they taught me on my coaching course. It makes sense. Without testing, how would you know if you’ve improved! Testing can take many forms. You can test by monitoring time,…

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Mountains and man flu

Mountains and man flu

THE South Yorkshire road league got underway on Wednesday. The first race was at Lodge Moor in Sheffield. I’d heard it was hilly. ‘How hilly?’ I asked on the drive there. ‘Hilly hilly,’ Chris said. ‘Worse than Haworth?’ Mark was…

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What a race! Dewsbury 10km

What a race! Dewsbury 10km

The chart said NO! It was not possible to break 41 minutes at the Dewsbury 10km road race. Based on my recent performances over 3,000m and 5,000m, the chart thought I was capable of running 41.15. This would have been…

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