New York Marathon Training – Week 11, 12, 13 and 14

Can you tell by the title that training really ramped up! I have been training, working, training, working and in-between all of this trying to sleep a little and pack up my house! It is no excuse, but something had…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 9 & Week 10

Life has been hectic, but training must go on. I have missed sessions, but I’ve done as much as I can, and that’s all I can do! Week 9 Monday 3.1 miles at run club consisting of hills, 400m, 800m…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 7 & Week 8

Marathon training is hard! If it wasn’t, everyone would be doing it. To make things tougher for me, I have been ill, I have started a new job, I am in the process of moving house, and this week my…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 6

Finally, I am feeling a bit more like myself, and even though I didn’t manage too many hard sessions this week, I did manage to bank the miles and complete 4 sessions. Monday View this post on Instagram Another week,…

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MIA: What have I been up to?

So, as the title suggests, I seem to have been Missing In Action! I’m glad to report that even though my blogging mojo seems to have gone missing, my running mojo hasn’t. If you follow me on Strava you will…

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The best running decision I ever made…joining a running club.

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a while, and now that it is beginners month with @ukrunchat, it seemed very apt to finally finish and publish it. If you are thinking of taking up running, or you want…

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10 things I Love about the London Marathon

Having never run any other marathon, other than London, here are my 10 things I love about the London Marathon, although I am sure some of these would apply to any marathon experience. The Hype London is special and the…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 13

No club sessions at all this week, which I didn’t like 🙁 School holidays are amazing, obviously, I would say that being a teacher, but being out of routine is not so nice. Monday – Most of my team mates…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 12

Monday – Mile repeats at club. My legs were heavy from the weekends 20 miles, so these were completed at a steady pace, and to be honest the pace slowed considerably as the reps progressed. Tuesday – Rest Wednesday –…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 11

Monday – I went to club and my group were doing mile reps! My legs told me, I was NOT doing mile reps, so I joined the group below and chatted my way around a recovery run. My legs were…

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