Something about the Spencer’s Dash

Something about the Spencer’s Dash

WHEN I arrived at the Spencer’s Dash, a local 3.5 mile race, there were two queues. One for the seasoned professionals who had taken part in the race previously, and one for the first timers, the newbies who didn’t have a…

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Heading to the North East

Heading to the North East

FOR a while I’ve been thinking of entering a half marathon. I wanted to race in the early autumn, but I’ve been struggling to decide which one to target. This week, the decision has been made for me. I’m absolutely…

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The running week (20-26 June)

The running week (20-26 June)

GETTING my confidence back after my fitness assessment was the priority for last week. Here’s my training. On Monday I was so afraid to run that I went to the gym instead. I pottered about on the rower, bike and cross trainer,…

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Who knew I was getting it so wrong?

Who knew I was getting it so …

I RUN like a duck. This is the verdict of two high performance coaches and physiotherapists who put me through my paces last Sunday morning. I run like a duck, but not just any old duck. I run like a duck who carries…

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The running week (13-19 June)

The running week (13-19 June)

It was an eventful week last week. I had a fall on Thursday and fitness testing yesterday, which both knocked me off my feet! Here’s how training looked. Monday: I started with a

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