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Track sessions for those who 'don't do track'

Don’t do track? Yeah, me neither… until about 2 years ago, when I realised it was actually a pretty good way to get in a different kind of running workout, a good change of scene and actually works wonders on bringing your general pace up, no matter what you’re training for. 584 more words

Running And Fitness

How to keep cool about hot weather training

The hottest conditions I have ever had to suffer whilst running are still ahead of me, with just over three weeks left in Barcelona and the temperature already absolutely soaring up into the 30s. 471 more words

General Ramblings

Track Thursday

My Thursday (formerly Tuesday) evening training group meets every other week at the track. It’s a different workout each time, but it always involves dodging a large group of kids from a private track club. 432 more words


Whatever the Weather: Week 2

“It’s snowing” shouts Lyndel to the office. “Ugh. Great.” I say to myself. It’s Thursday night and having already completed RC (running club) on Tuesday it’s time for my RC track session tonight. 556 more words

Off to a flying start: Week One

It’s Tuesday night and I’m at Ranelagh Harriers running club ready for my first run in the lead up to my London Marathon.

It’s FREEZING but I’m all wrapped up with my new stylish Sweaty Betty head band (Running Christmas Gift #1 – Thanks Katie!) and Nike long sleeved top (Running Christmas Gift #2 – Thanks Dad). 622 more words

What would have been

5mi. Ordinarily, today would have been an easy effort of six 800m repeats at marathon pace. This year, we will not have a Palm Beach Marathon, it will hopefully pick back up next December. 115 more words


5 Weight Room Speed Exercises You're Not Doing

We hear from coaches about speed on almost a daily basis—training requests like “I want my kids to shoot down the field and catch guys from behind,” “My kids need to be way faster for this league,” and “Our team needs to learn how to sprint with better form.” 745 more words