Why I entered the Dewsbury 10km
Dewsbury 10k

Why I entered the Dewsbury 10km

Something happened to me last week. I was part-way through a 2 x 2-mile tempo run when I was struck with inspiration, why not enter the Dewsbury 10k? I was running at a pace that felt comfortably hard and enjoying…

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Less slapdash more structure – a new organised me for 2017
2017

Less slapdash more structure – a new organised …

Hello! Hope you all had a very happy Christmas. For me, it’s been a hectic one. Not least because I left my Christmas preparations until a few days before Christmas. The mile-long queues in Clinton’s Cards nearly sent me into meltdown.…

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Hoping the plan comes together
Sub 40 10k training

Hoping the plan comes together

IN all my years of running I’ve never had a training schedule. I’ve always made it up as I go: hills one night, speed the next, a bit of tempo here, a threshold there. I’ve tagged onto other people’s training,…

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Down with the kids
Training

Down with the kids

FOR my first session after the Great North Run, I decided to try something different. I’ve signed up to four sessions training with a group targeting the cross-country season. And while I have no intention of setting foot on the…

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