Spencer’s Dash

Spencer’s Dash

TWO hours before the Spencer’s Dash I decided I wasn’t running. All day at work, I’d felt ill. My body was aching. I was coughing, shivering, finding it hard to breathe and had sharp pains in my upper back. ‘I’m…

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How cheering on others can improve your running

How cheering on others can improve your …

If you’re looking for a way to boost your running, then there is one thing you can do without even running a step. Spend a morning as a spectator and cheer on other runners. You’ll feel inspired, energised and motivated…

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A plan for the 3,000m Winter Track Race

A plan for the 3,000m Winter Track …

AFTER getting a PB at last week’s parkrun I was hoping I might be able to get a 3,000m PB at the Barnsley AC Winter Track Race. It was the second race in the series and conditions were much better…

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A Windy Wednesday for the Winter Track League

A Windy Wednesday for the Winter Track …

I SPENT most of the day on Wednesday hoping that the 5,000m winter track race would be cancelled. We were experiencing a spot of windy weather – 60 mile per hour gusts at least. ‘They’ll cancel,’ I told Chris confidently.…

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Parkrun fun on New Year’s Day

Parkrun fun on New Year’s Day

What better way to start the new year than a double parkrun. We were on the start line to run at Pontefract at 9am, followed by Nostell Priory at 10.30. My plan was to blast Pontefract in an attempt to get…

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