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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Great North Run – three weeks to go

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 – 1st to 7th August

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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Great North Run – five weeks to go

Great North Run – five weeks to go

THERE’S nothing better than getting your long run out of the way first thing on a Sunday morning. By 11am I’d done 13.1 miles in one hour forty-eight. This was a minute and a half slower than last week’s run,…

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Re-charged and ready to run

Re-charged and ready to run

Hello! I’m back. I’ve been sunning myself on the Balearic island of Majorca. It’s been absolutely wonderful. I’ve spent my days reading and relaxing by the pool, enjoying the food, wine and a few cocktails. I’m a few pounds heavier, but fully…

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