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Ready, Steady, Go!!

I am using a training program in preparation for the half marathon in December.  This is a first for me and there are a multitude of options out there to choose from – trust me I have researched extensively. 196 more words


Tales of a Marathon Virgin....

So this year I turned 27 and made a promise to myself…this is the year that I’ll run my first marathon. I’ve done a few half marathons in the past and this is the next natural challenge for me to progress my running. 123 more words


Watch out, Mo!

I probably need to point out at this stage that I am no Mo Farah!!!

I am a 42 year old, reasonably fit and healthy, regular female.  570 more words


A Taper Too Far!

The link to my latest blog post can be found here.  It started off being about the perhaps too relaxed pace of my taper into this Sunday’s Royal Parks Half Marathon and then rambled off in other directions.   26 more words

A Taper Too Far?!

This time next week, it’ll all be over – presumably!  I mean my second attempt at the Royal Parks Half Marathon and hopefully a better performance than my first attempt in 2011. 822 more words


October Plan

So the time is here to get some serious running in & I’ve decided to follow the BUPA 12 week half marathon plan to start with & then tack another 12 week Marathon plan on afterwards.   71 more words

Sweating It Off

Why Oh Why, the 555?

On April 12, 2010 Chris and I married in the idyllic setting of Barbados.  On the morning of our wedding we did our usual daily run along the beach much to the amusement of other hotel guests and staff who thought we were bonkers.  448 more words