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Sometimes it's not just about the goal it's about the journey getting there.

‘Sometimes it’s not just about the goal it’s about the journey getting there,’ Sonia Samuels, UK world marathoner women’s 7th placer.  A quote from her interview with Marathon Talk this week. 221 more words

Running out of time

It’s the evening of June 11th, the time has ticked past 22:00 and no Juneathon activity has been completed.

My only saving grace is that I have been saving up the most recent… 293 more words


Steve Moneghetti - Legend!

Given that I barely ran a step last year (though I somehow added up to a little over 300 miles) I am rather behind on my… 259 more words



I wasn’t intending to post again before the weekend but on Thursday, I found myself worrying that I hadn’t done a proper long run for a while (giving the ankle a bit of a rest) and was concerned that I had lost some fitness ahead of this weekend’s Ashby20 road race. 504 more words


8 Weeks to Go!

You know that stage in marathon training where you realise how many weeks left to the race then panic as you notice you’re nowhere near where you want to be? 540 more words


Road trip-Florence day 1

Friday 28 November early rise 0610, wash, clothes on and out the door. I hate flying early in morning from Edinburgh. It just seems that if you leave at a decent time you get delayed at the bridge and if you leave in plenty time you breeze across………..so 90 mins wait at Edinburgh pour moi!!! 141 more words

Living It!

The High Peak 40

The High Peak 40 Mile Challenge was initiated in 1986 by a Buxton company called Otter Controls Ltd as a one-off event to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. 1,870 more words