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Great North Run - three weeks to go

THE Great North Run is only three weeks away, so now’s the time to start thinking of my race day plans.

I have a running vest, kindly supplied by Action for Children. 392 more words


Training Marathon run report

I train slightly differently.  I have no training plan so I can choose to run whenever and for as long or short as I want.  This week I knew I wanted a long run at the weekend so ran a 10k on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as easy warmups and then took Thursday and Friday off. 625 more words


The Running Week and Olympic dreams

STAYING up to watch the Olympics meant I had a few late nights last week. On Saturday I didn’t go to bed until 4am (technically Sunday). 674 more words


Exercising Ghosts...

It had been on the running calendar for months, I knew the route, it was based on a beautiful if brutal 5km parkrun route which took in a mix or terrain including cliff top paths and gravel. 553 more words


Look Back In HAnger

I knew it was run day, I also knew I would probably be running solo.
Even though it was running club night I was tired and I wanted it out the way early, I tend to find on days where my Mojo is a bit lacking the longer I spend anticipating a run the greater the chance of me finding an excuse not to run. 537 more words


Great North Run: I'm running Newcastle's half marathon to help Get Kids Going

I love sport and I’m a big believer that sport should be for everyone.
Sport should be inclusive, affordable and open.
This is why I am going to be running the Great North Run in aid of Get Kids Going. 96 more words


The Running Week - 1st to 7th August

I CAN’T believe it’s August already. Where’s the summer going? I’m determined to make the most of the warm weather and light evenings, so much so that I’ve spent most of the week outside. 489 more words