The secret to a successful long run

The secret to a successful long run

THE secret to a successful Sunday long run is to get up and go. That’s exactly what I did this morning. Before my body had chance to work out what was happening, I’d bounced out of bed and hit the…

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Feeling the pressure – revising on the run

Feeling the pressure – revising on the run

TOO much running and not enough revising. That’s the position I’m in at the moment. I’ve got an exam on Tuesday, only four days away, and it’s got me worried. If the exam was on anything to do with running, I’d…

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Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

Braving the wilderness of Barnsley

EVERY year in June my club takes part in the Barnsley Boundary relay race. This is a 72 mile(ish) race of ten legs in beautiful countryside around the Barnsley boundary. It’s a fantastic event. We love taking part. This year…

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Running the week

Running the week

NOW that the mid-week races have finished, normal training has resumed. We’ve raced every Wednesday for six out of seven weeks, which has been great, but has also meant that training has been interrupted. Last week was

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A case of mistaken identity

A case of mistaken identity

GOING into the final race in the South Yorkshire road league, I found myself leading my age category (21-25, I wish). This was a really nice surprise. I started to think about how fantastic it would be to win. I…

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