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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

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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