Travellers 6 2018

Travellers 6 2018

I knew the Travellers 6 at Denby Dale was going to be a hilly race when mountain rescue was on standby, I just didn’t realise how hilly.

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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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The sting in the nettle

The sting in the nettle

ON the day of the Barnsley Boundary 72-mile relay race, there was one thing on everyone’s mind. Nettles! Nasty, stinging, ten-foot high nettles. With all the rain in the last week, the nettles had shot up and out. They blocked paths…

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The gain without the pain

The gain without the pain

TO become a better runner, you have to train to overload, pushing yourself to run faster for longer. I understand the concept, I just wish it didn’t have to hurt quite so much. Because it does hurt. It hurts a lot. Take…

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Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

EVERY year in June my club takes part in the Barnsley Boundary relay race. This is a 72 mile(ish) race of ten legs in beautiful countryside around the Barnsley boundary. It’s a fantastic event. We love taking part. This year…

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