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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Saying goodbye to Kingstone

Saying goodbye to Kingstone

THE first rule of my running club, Kingstone Runners, is to boo other members who leave for other local clubs. ‘Boo! Boo!’ we shout whenever we see the former club mate wearing the blue colours of Barnsley Athletic Club, or the…

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The running week (12-18th September)

The running week (12-18th September)

Here’s my training for the week after the Great North Run, where poor nutrition set me back. Sunday was race day. I ran a PB, but didn’t eat well for the rest of the day. After the race, I had…

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Down with the kids

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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Going into meltdown after the GNR

Going into meltdown after the GNR

AFTER the Great North Run, my body has gone into meltdown. During the race, I developed a blood blister on my foot, which is still throbbing eight days later. Then the day after the race, I developed a huge cold sore on my face.…

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