Injury strikes again

Injury strikes again

I’m injured…again! I was just starting to feel really fit after my knee injury. I’d got a few PBs, training was going well. I was enjoying my running. And then it started… I got a calf niggle. That calf niggle…

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Winners: And How They Succeed

Winners: And How They Succeed

I’ve just heard a really good interview on the BBC Radio 2 Jeremy Vine show. Alastair Campbell was part of a discussion about Lance Armstrong, the disgraced hero. I was driving home from a sports massage at the time. After…

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Parkrun fun at Nostell Priory

Parkrun fun at Nostell Priory

When my friend texted me on Friday morning to see if I wanted to join him for a Saturday park run I didn’t think I’d have the energy to take part. ‘Not sure,’ I replied. ‘Will let you know.’ After…

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Learning to love the long-distance run

Learning to love the long-distance run

Out of all the runs I do every week it’s the long run that I struggle with the most. In fact, there are times when I dread it for days. Even though my long run is at a much slower…

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Returning to racing (and blogging)

Returning to racing (and blogging)

It’s been quiet on the blog for a while. My last post was in November. Since then it’s been a very difficult few months, which I hope explains my blogging absence. In December my grandad died. He was 91-years-old. He…

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