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The Long and Winding Road

Time for another update on my marathon training adventures. I somehow managed to squeeze out enough energy to complete a 10 mile training run on New Year’s Eve, much as  one would squeeze out the last bit of toothpaste from the tube. 401 more words


2017 Stretching Goals...

New year, new challenge, new goals!

(I know, I know.. only 8% last past January, and 5% ever get completed). Stick with me…

Last year I targeted 100 10ks to… 681 more words


Phase Two - a work in progress

Phew… so, week two of 2017 and week two of Phase Two.

Currently I am on day 3 of abstinence from any form of refined sugar. 374 more words


Another year, another marathon.

I have just realised that I have not blogged since my London marathon blog.

Since London I have meandered on with my training and have become and even bigger running nerd. 916 more words


Year of running 2016

This is my third year joining in to write about my year in running – you can see 2014 and 2015 here and here. Quite amazing really to think that I’ve only been running for three years, quite amazing to think my first marathon was only last year!! 1,213 more words


On the Road Again

Training took a little dip in the post half-marathon period, mostly due to low level bugs and the usual pressures and distractions of everyday life. We elite athletes just need to be left alone, untroubled by things like work, gardening and shopping, but for some strange reason no-one appears to give us this freedom! 312 more words


The road to London starts here

Well, that’s not strictly true, it started a couple of weeks ago when I finally found a charity willing to accept my application, but I’m now going “public” with this crazy notion. 393 more words