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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Barnsley AC Winter Track 10,000m
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Barnsley AC Winter Track 10,000m

Wednesday night was the final race in the Barnsley AC winter track series. So far, we’ve run 5,000m and 3,000m, but Wednesday was the big one, the 10,000m. I wasn’t looking forward to running 25 laps in the dark and…

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A plan for the 3,000m Winter Track Race
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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
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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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On track for the first time in years
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On track for the first time in …

Last week I took part in my first track race in almost fifteen years. It was exciting stuff. Twelve and a half laps (5,000m) of the Dorothy Hyman Stadium in Barnsley, as part of Barnsley Athletic Club’s winter track series.…

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