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Marathon tips from the boy who knows

If a marathon is on your bucket list or you have one coming up – take note.  My friend Jim has completed 7 marathons – what a legend!  760 more words


Work has been hellish for all sorts of reasons over the past few weeks, so no blogging. But I’ve still been running. A bit. Not as much as I’d like to (I was ill this week for a start- high temperatures and full-on body aches and everything), but I’ve been running a bit.

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14 years ago, I ran my first (and only) marathon. Shortly before I ran it, I spent 2 weeks in France with my family. For various reasons, it was a rather tough time for me, emotionally (I was at a crossroads in many senses of the word) and physically (I was taking some awful antibiotics, which really wiped me out).

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To be fair, it was only the final mile that was a “mistake”.

So I was supposed to run 16 miles, and my husband had given me his fave 16 mile route.

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Daniel Kershaw

The Persistence Of The Long Distance Runner

‘you can be anything you want to be, if you put your mind and energy into it’

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Daniel Kershaw

End of Week Two


Back to my happy self after two difficult posts. Incidentally, I will refer to my depression every now and again, but now you know my story/background…. 752 more words

Week One - Done!


If you’ve been following along you’ll know that at the beginning of this week, I started a new, 16-week training program to lead me up to the… 820 more words