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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New York Marathon Training – Week 5

I know that marathon training is difficult, but this cycle seems to be challenging me no end. So, I finally got antibiotics and my sinusitis is clearing up, but training still hasn’t been easy or too enjoyable this week. I…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 4

I am STILL struggling with illness, my ‘cold’ has turned into sinusitis, so training this week was again tougher than it should have been. I moved my sessions around, to try to give myself an extra rest day, on the…

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New York Marathon Training – Week 3

After my solid training last week and pretty high mileage for me, this week has been a disaster!! My daughter had a cold, so it was inevitable that she would pass it on to me, but I didn't think it…

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New York Marathon Training – week 1

I’ve been pretty useless on my blog lately, and I’m still questioning do I want to keep one? But as my NY Marathon journey has started, I have decided to document it, so that I have it all in one…

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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 15

So taper began with a bang! Well not so much a bang, but an ouch. I left the house as normal on Monday to head to work, and my knee gave way. I then experienced some pain, when walking! ARRGHHHHH…

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