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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!

These are currently my top five podcasts relating to health and Fitness

There is so much great information out there, ok so there is also some rubbish, but I love to learn new things and one of the best ways to do that is to go to the experts in the field that you are interested in. 729 more words


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

Race: @MarathonTalk Magic Mile

Ok, like Parkrun it’s questionable whether this was a race or a personal time trial. Whilst there are no prizes for coming first in both the Magic Mile and Parkrun, the competitive edge that comes automatically when running in a ‘pack’ definitely helps. 475 more words


Training: An Easy 5k

First of all I aimed to go to Purbeck Runners club night tonight. But then I read that there was a heavy duty hill repeats session planned and with my timed mile at… 124 more words