Great Eastern Run 2017
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Great Eastern Run 2017

WHEN I signed up for the Great Eastern Half Marathon earlier this year I had one goal in mind – to break one hour thirty. I was full of good intentions, had a great training plan and was determined to…

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Finding time to lunch and run
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Finding time to lunch and run

MY mum’s birthday was on Thursday last week. With it being a school night we celebrated with a few cakes and a cup or two of tea. It was during the cake and tea celebrations that I suggested a meal…

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How to read food labels
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How to read food labels

IMAGINE the scene. It’s after lunch and I’m at my desk, busy with the day job, when I get that familiar hunger craving. I head down to the university dining room, and stand in front of the counter surveying my…

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Finding the motivation to train
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Finding the motivation to train

FINDING the motivation to train is not something I usually struggle with, but after our wedding and honeymoon I am really struggling. The week before last I trained only three times. Last week, only twice. I took a rest day…

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Good luck for the Great North Run
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Good luck for the Great North Run

THIS time last year I was in Newcastle ready to take part in the Great North Run. I was running and raising money for Action for Children, a charity doing some amazing work for young people. It had been a…

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