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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

The Real Training Begins...

Hi folks.

Today marks the day when I start my ‘proper’ training program. Training program for what you say? Well, on 29th May 2016, I’ll be running… 1,144 more words

This was my first race since the Great Yarmouth 10K in October. I was hoping to get under 1.40. Well… I was secretly hoping to get down to about 1.35….

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What I love about running in Scotland

When someone says ‘Scotland’ what’s the first thing you think of? It might be whisky, haggis, castles, kilts, bagpipes or even deep-fried Mars bars, but does running cross your mind at all? 874 more words

Race Report: Edinburgh Marathon

(for various reasons several of my biggest achievements this year went unblogged. With a few days left in 2015 it’s time to put that right, so here’s a look back at something amazing…) 1,058 more words


The Deepdale Dash and an unlucky number


My running club organises an annual 10k race at the beginning of November.  Titled the ‘Deepdale Dash’ it follows country roads of an undulating nature and is usually limited to about 350/400 runners.  379 more words


Brigg 10K Poppy Run


Brigg 10k poppy race.  The conditions today were perfect, cool, no wind and a (reasonably) flat course.  Pleased to say I got a new Personal Best, but will have to wait for the official time as there was no chip timing. 198 more words