Emergency fat dress at the ready
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Emergency fat dress at the ready

RIGHT, it’s time to face up to it. I have put on a few pounds, several actually. This has not been an overnight occurrence, more a gradual increase, which began soon after my wedding day last June. For months and…

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Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five
Training Update

Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five

I HAVE to admit that I’ve not really been committing heart and soul to my training. I’ve been doing a five-week short story course and faffing about writing my book instead, so running has been done if and when I’ve…

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Positive thinking
Running and mental health

Positive thinking

JANUARY seemed to drag, but February is flying by. I’ve been busy with our house renovations and finishing some writing submissions, but the good thing is that I’ve still been running. In fact, I’m feeling much more positive about training.…

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Edinburgh Half Marathon: Week two
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Edinburgh Half Marathon: Week two

SNOW and ice got in the way of my training last week, which was disappointing and means that this training update is rather short. I did wonder whether it was worth posting, but I’m being honest. And I still did…

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Dewsbury 10k decisions
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Dewsbury 10k decisions

TO run at Dewsbury, or not to run at Dewsbury that is the question I’ve been asking myself. The Dewsbury 10k, the first weekend in February, is where I’ve started my road racing season for the past few years. I’ve…

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