London Marathon 2016 – I love this race!

I always look forward to writing this post, and then sit down to re-live the day and find it so hard. There are just NO words to describe running the London Marathon. It’s the marathon of all marathons (how can…

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Race Recap – Kingston Breakfast Run

So my final 20-miler of this London Marathon training cycle, coincided nicely with the Kingston Breakfast Run 20 mile event, and as I was staying in the London area the same weekend, it seemed rude not to enter! The event…

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IAAF Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships.

When it was announced that there was a masses race on as part of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships¬†in Cardiff, I signed up quickly. Who doesn’t want to run in the World Championships!!?? So, here’s what I thought about…

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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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#VMLM2016 training – Week 10

Monday – 1200’s – these were hard tonight. The 18 miles were still in my legs, and I could feel it towards the end of this session. Tuesday – Rest Wednesday – A ridiculous long day at work, meant that…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 9

Monday – 400’s with club. My legs were still pretty heavy from Brighton Half so this was not going to be much of a speed session for me! Luckily, one of our club members is coming back from injury, so…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 8

Half way point!!! It’s all down hill from here…. (I hope not!) Monday – 5k time trial at club. I was slightly disappointed with my run at Parkrun. All this training I am doing, I expect to be a little…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 7

Can you believe that we are now in to single digits for the weekly countdown!! That’s just a little bit scary – 9 weeks to go…. Monday – As I said last week, I am away this week, so I…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 5

I am pleased to report that I actually got more than ONE run in this week. Unfortunately, it still wasn’t a 100% week due to work commitments, but it was an improvement!! Monday – 4 x mile repeats. A really…

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