Resting and recovery

Resting and recovery

AFTER burning out during a 10k race on Wednesday, I decided to focus on rest and recovery. I took not one, not two but three days off from training. Three days! This has never happened. I thought I would be…

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Snickers to all this

Snickers to all this

RACING is one of the best things about running. I love it. I love the challenge of trying to run faster. I love the friendly competition. There is no better feeling than crossing a finish line, feeling exhausted but happy with a job…

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The South Yorkshire Road League

The South Yorkshire Road League

THE South Yorkshire Road League has to be one of the best events I’ve ever taken part in. It’s a series of four races, starting in March and finishing in early May. Hundreds of runners from across South Yorkshire take…

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A testing run

A testing run

TESTING is an important and necessary part of training, that’s what they taught me on my coaching course. It makes sense. Without testing, how would you know if you’ve improved! Testing can take many forms. You can test by monitoring time,…

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A bad run at Brodsworth

A bad run at Brodsworth

WEDNESDAY was a bad day. Work was challenging, my pony had an allergic reaction to his flu jab and, to top it off, just as we were leaving for the South Yorkshire road league at Brodsworth, I cracked my head…

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