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Marathon Tapering Nutrition- Iron

Of course, it goes without saying that during marathon training we should be eating as nutritionally well as possible. The extra exertion we expect from our bodies requires the correct fuelling for us to stay at our best (with the occasional jar of Nutella thrown in there too 😜). 437 more words


Why I Tri

‘Why am I doing this? Why am I putting myself through this pain?’ Every so often, usually during a particularly hard session, these questions enter my mind. 883 more words

Brighton Marathon

When marathon running becomes tapering...

Tapering! It’s a word we hear people say in preparation for a race, but what does it actually mean? Why should you do it?Below is an article I wrote as part of the  Marathon g guide on… 562 more words

Marathon Training

My First Marathon and trying to get a Brighton Marathon PB @ 55

We all have those moments in our life when we think “what next?” and for me one of those moments came in September 2014 (having just turned 53) when I thought it would be a good idea to run a marathon. 1,073 more words

Brighton Marathon

Twist and Shout

So, to continue the theme of using song titles for my running blogs, we have one that is not immediately obvious. The incident occurred 5 weeks ago, along the banks of the River Nene as it flows gently through the Northamptonshire countryside at Titchmarsh nature reserve. 356 more words

Running Man

What could possibly make a 21-mile run fun?

I never thought this was a question I could answer.

  1. TWO very cool VICTORIAN FOOT TUNNELS under the THAMES!!!
  2. The Thames Barrier!
  3. An AIRPORT right next to your run, VROOM!
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First blog - why genitals, why running

Welcome to this blog! Over the next weeks, I’m going to use this as another way to keep my training on track. If I’m honest, public accountability is proving to be the best way to keep the legs trotting along to the training schedule. 968 more words