Watching the British Indoor Championships

Watching the British Indoor Championships

AS a writer for Athletics Weekly I used to attend athletics events all the time. From grass roots to international meets I was there, notebook in hand ready to interview the athletes as they stepped off track. Since leaving the magazine, I…

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Staying positive when training time is limited

Staying positive when training time is limited

I DON’T like to miss a training session, but sometimes no matter how hard I try life gets in the way. Take last week. Things were hectic. As well as work and study deadlines, the ponies kept escaping. They’d spotted the spring grass and were…

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Looking for an autumn marathon

Looking for an autumn marathon

This idea I’ve had to run a marathon won’t seem to go away. I’ve tried to talk myself out of it, but it’s not working. It keeps coming to the front of my mind. I wish it wouldn’t. A marathon is a…

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Celebrating 25 years of Barnsley Harriers

Celebrating 25 years of Barnsley Harriers

BARNSLEY Harriers, one of the clubs in my local area, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Throughout 2016, the club is holding a number of events, which will include running, socialising, or a combination of both. The first event, the BaHa 25km…

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Qualifying as a coach in running fitness

Qualifying as a coach in running fitness

MY coaching journey began back in February 2015. It started as an idea. Why not train as a coach in running fitness? I’d qualified as a run leader the summer before, and had always thought that – eventually – I would like to train as…

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