Silkstone Shuffle 2018
2018

Silkstone Shuffle 2018

IT’S three years since I last took part in the Silkstone Shuffle, a local 4.5-mile multi-terrain race series which takes place every season. Three years! I can’t quite believe it. In fact, I didn’t believe it, so I looked it…

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How cheering on others can improve your running
2018

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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Great North Run – three weeks to go
Great North Run

Great North Run – three weeks to go

THE Great North Run is only three weeks away, so now’s the time to start thinking of my race day plans. I have a running vest, kindly supplied by Action for Children. I need to start wearing this for some…

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The Running Week and Olympic dreams
Training Update

The Running Week and Olympic dreams

STAYING up to watch the Olympics meant I had a few late nights last week. On Saturday I didn’t go to bed until 4am (technically Sunday). I haven’t seen 4am since the nineteen nineties. The late Olympic nights are starting to take…

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The Running Week – 1st to 7th August
Training Update

The Running Week – 1st to 7th August

I CAN’T believe it’s August already. Where’s the summer going? I’m determined to make the most of the warm weather and light evenings, so much so that I’ve spent most of the week outside. And I’m pleased to say that…

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