Posts from 2017

Toe nails and trainers

13/12/17

This year Ive had a nightmare with my trainers, Ive ran in Brooks GTS adrenaline 13 for years, however, they have stopped making this shoe so I bought the GTS adrenaline 16. It was a total disaster, it gave me...

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Tatton half – a new PB

13/12/17

A new PB! I did it in 2hour 4 mins and 46 secs knocking 2 mins 9 secs off my previous PB. Its safe to say Ive finished the year on a high, its not the sub 2 hours I...

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Cheshire 10k

13/12/17

It was wet and windy but it went well. This is a favourite race of mine, always very well organised, plenty of loos and a great fast route. As a regular to this race I know you have to wade...

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Back up to double figures

01/11/17

Ive been building the miles back up ready for Tatton half marathon in 2 weeks time and Im back up to 10 miles, Im a little behind where I’d like to be but Im still injury free so I can’t...

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Injury free

18/10/17

Woop woop, Im finally injury free, thanks to lots of Sports massage (thank you Dave), lots of stretching and not as much resting as I should have been doing (hangs head in shame for doing as I’m told). Today I...

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Blisters, bling, beer and T shirt that actually fits

18/10/17

Blisters, bling and beer completely sum up the English half marathon 10k. Ive never taken part in the EHM before and my sole reason for signing up was the bling, its the best medal ever, see below. I ditched my...

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Hatters half review

18/10/17

So I did it, completely injured, completely stupid! I should know better. I limped around the course with my injured hip flexor in a disappointing time of 2 hours and 16 mins, my slowest half marathon to date. If one...

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Why I’m running Manchester marathon – maybe Im crazy

18/10/17

I did it, I signed up for the one distance I said I would never run! Have I lost my marbles? Probably! So why have I signed up? Moment of madness? For the challenge? Too much Pimms? All of the...

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