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Joining the injured runners club.

It had to happen sooner or later. Training was going well and optimism was high. Just 4 miles in to my 19 mile run last weekend I pulled up. 878 more words

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The Return of the Long Run

27 Mar 2017

The Sunday long run. A recurring marker in the diary that makes sure your Sunday starts early, and your Saturday stays honest. As the training weeks tick by and the Edinburgh Marathon draws nearer those Sunday long runs are starting to get longer. 1,015 more words

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The spreadsheet isn't always right.

28 March 2017

Week 6 of the EMF2017 training plan turned out to be the one where things fell apart. Ok, that’s a tad dramatic, but it was a pretty poor week for training. 1,129 more words

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To donate or not to donate? What about the training....

20 Mar 2017

A slightly longer blog this time, not to make up for not posting last week, but to sneak in a bit about my blood donation. 1,455 more words

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Week Two EMF Training: Finding the Eye of the Tiger, being a parkrun newbie and my favourite foodie bits of the week

This week I did all of my scheduled training sessions – that almost never happens.  However, I did it and I now have that achey/sleepy/I may just have yet another slice of my banana bread after my industrially sized bowl of pasta Sunday feeling that you get when it’s been a marathon training job well done kind of week. 878 more words

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The start of 2017 training

A realisation struck recently; I still had a live blog that hadn’t been updated in a while. On inspection while turned out to be 11 months. 982 more words

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Weekend Playlist

It’s always nice to listen to music to get us ready for a run or to keep us going during a run so I thought it would be nice to share some tunes that we can maybe add to our playlist, maybe songs by artists we wouldn’t normally listen to or simply tunes we’d forgotten about. 185 more words