The Sunday long run
Notes from the Sunday long run

The Sunday long run

IT seems that miracles can happen, because yesterday I had a good long run and enjoyed it too. Usually I spend most of the week dreading my long run. I manage to drag myself out but it’s always hard work…

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Remembering the London Marathon
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Remembering the London Marathon

WHETHER you are running or supporting, there is something very special about the London Marathon. Yesterday morning, I was up at quarter to six so that I could get my long run out-of-the-way before the start of the TV coverage at 8.30am. Run…

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Qualifying for the National Road Relays
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Qualifying for the National Road Relays

WE did it! We only went and qualified for the National Road Relay Championships. Barnsley AC ladies finished twelfth at the six stage Northern Road Relays in Blackpool, which means we get to do it all again today at the nationals.…

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Northern Road Relays 2017
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Northern Road Relays 2017

UP until Wednesday I was all set to race 5km at today’s Northern Road Relays. Then, late on Wednesday afternoon, I got a text message. ‘Hi Liz, would you mind doing a long leg on Saturday pretty please.’ I was…

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Running and racing so far in 2017
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Running and racing so far in 2017

THIS week I start my next block of training. My target race is the Salford 10k on Good Friday where I am aiming to break 41 minutes and get near to my 40:31 personal best. But before I focus on…

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