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Hoping the plan comes together

IN all my years of running I’ve never had a training schedule. I’ve always made it up as I go: hills one night, speed the next, a bit of tempo here, a threshold there. 930 more words

Reach Exceeds Grasp...

Very much in the spirit of Robert Brownings quote “A mans reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?” I have now readjusted my reach and recalibrated my goals… I have booked my first Marathon. 102 more words


Running Around Newcastle

I do love a good destination race, and I’d heard from many people that the Great North Run was amazing. Add to that the fact that I’d never been to Newcastle and I was sold. 385 more words

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The Long Run

Almost 2 months since my last post… not because I had nothing to say but because so much has happened I don’t know where to start. 415 more words


Great North Run - Run Report

The first time I remember actually ‘going out for run’ rather than just running because it was faster than walking was when I was around 10 years old. 1,538 more words


Going into meltdown after the GNR

AFTER the Great North Run, my body has gone into meltdown. During the race, I developed a blood blister on my foot, which is still throbbing eight days later. 532 more words