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Chester Marathon week 5/18 - Yasso!

I came to this week with high expectations.  In many ways you have to when you are going further and harder than you have ever been before.  619 more words


Bala Olympic triathlon training

There are now two months to go until the Bala Olympic triathlon and training so far is going well. Unlike previous big sporting challenges I haven’t been following a strict training plan but I have been running, swimming and cycling as regularly as possible. 596 more words


Chester Marathon week 4/18 - Radcliffe 5K Trail Race

This has been a slightly odd week.  Or perhaps I’ve just been tired.  I’ll settle for tired. Really tired.  OK, that’s all the negativity out of the way.   430 more words


Chester Marathon week 3/18 - Betting on Zero

The aim of this week was to continue to slightly increase the mileage.  It’s now been nine weeks of upping the running, and this week came in at just over 61 miles.   614 more words


Chester Marathon week 2/18 - Freckleton Half Marathon

The aim of this week was simply to turn the mileage up slightly for the eighth consecutive week.  I managed to do this despite the best efforts of the increasingly warm days and evenings.  455 more words


Chester Marathon week 1/18 - general election

After the ups, downs, and general confusion inherent in a general election week it was good to put my entry in for the Chester Marathon… 770 more words



This is a bit of ‘special edition’ post, as its links to running are perhaps marginally tedious – but bear with me and it’ll link up in some way. 437 more words