Fitting training into a busy schedule
Training

Fitting training into a busy schedule

MY return to running has become a bit of a joke. I manage a good week of training but then there’s a setback. So far, this has included gastroenteritis, an injured Shetland pony and thee-hour traffic jams, several nights on…

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Tackling The Trunce
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Tackling The Trunce

AFTER last week’s blog debating whether or not I should return to racing if I’m not fit, all I could think about was racing. I kept remembering all the happy times I’ve had on the local running scene – the…

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Finding time to lunch and run
Food

Finding time to lunch and run

MY mum’s birthday was on Thursday last week. With it being a school night we celebrated with a few cakes and a cup or two of tea. It was during the cake and tea celebrations that I suggested a meal…

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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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Standing on the sidelines
racing

Standing on the sidelines

THE miracle recovery I’d hoped to make in time to race last weekend didn’t happen. I had to withdraw from the 10k and seek medical assistance instead. Having spent weeks training for this particular 10k, I was really disappointed not…

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