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Manchester Marathon – I did it!

10/04/18

I did it, I survived, it took me 4 hours 54 mins and 33 secs. Im very happy, I wanted under 5 hours and I achieved it. Did I enjoy it? Not really, not until 22 miles. Would I do...

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Its Marathon Week

04/04/18

Yikes! Its here! Its this week! To say I’m nervous would be an understatement.  Im checking the weather twice a day and worrying about my race day kit, even though I know I can’t control the weather, its still freaking...

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Beast from the East – Part 2

04/04/18

Can you believe it, the bloody snow is back! I did an intervals session on the treadmill 2 days ago due to snow and its still snowing, grrrrrrrr! The snow is too heavy to run in as I don’t want...

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Not the 18 Miles I had planned

04/04/18

Theres nothing like a reality check to bring you back down to earth! After peaking at my longest run of 23 Miles last week I’m now in to tapering. Which means Im reducing the mileage I running to avoid injury...

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23 Miles and the Beast from the East

04/04/18

This has got to have been the worst winter for marathon training ever!!!! I’m sure we have never had this amount of snow before. I started training early for the marathon just incase of bad weather or injuries, I didn’t...

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20 Miles in the bag

21/02/18

I did it, I ran 20 miles, it took me 3hours 30 mins and 1 sec, and you know what? It wasn’t so bad! Don’t get get me wrong it was tough and there was a bit of shuffling going...

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Gingerbreads

10/01/18

You are not a distance runner until you have suffered with the gingerbreads! If you are not a runner and have no clue what Im talking about, the gingerbreads is the polite term for runners trots. The delightful gels we...

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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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