Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12

After my long run last week, this week felt like the week I had to nail all my sessions and get the confidence boost that is desperately needed leading into the final few weeks before Chicago Marathon. If you haven’t…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11

My highest mileage week EVER and all session completed this week! So that’s better than last week!!! I can almost smell taper time….. If you haven’t caught up with all the other weeks training for Chicago Marathon, have a look…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10

Well this week didn’t go to plan AT ALL. But I am not going to get too hung up on it, it happened and now it’s time to move on. Chicago Marathon is approaching quickly and I have a lot…

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Bedford Half – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: Sunday 1st September 2019 Start Time: 9:00 am Entry: Via website and I think they still had places quite close to the race. Cost: £29 Race Website: https://www.bedfordrunfest.co.uk Race Mementos: Lovely medal, finishers tech t-shirt, goody bag…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9

At times this week, I felt like I had a breakthrough. I’ve had some very good sessions, felt like my paces were improving and thought ‘Chicago Marathon here we come’. Well, that was until the weekend happened! Read on to…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 7 & Week 8

The last two weeks have been a little hit and miss. I have been running in lots of new places and experiencing lots of new things. I did have the majority of week 7 written, but didn’t get round to…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 6

Week 6 of Chicago Marathon Training done and dusted. It was tough, but no one said running a marathon would be easy. Details below of how week 6 sessions went and now it’s only 10 weeks until marathon day! Monday…

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Doug Anderson 5k – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: Wednesday 31st July 2019 Start Time: 7:30 pm Entry: Via website, and usually has places available on the night. Cost: £10 for affiliated members, £12 non-affiliated Race Website: http://www.bedfordharriers.co.uk/bedford_park_5k.asp Race Mementos: Medal, but no goody bag. But…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 5

Marathon training week 5. It wasn’t pretty and I am glad it’s over! Let’s hope week 6 is better! Monday – Club session – Bleep test, 400’s and 75m sprints – 3.54 miles in total Av. pace 8:38 It was…

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ASICS London 10k – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: 21st July 2019 Start Time: 9:30 Entry: Enter on their website. It did sell out about 4 weeks prior to race. Cost: £50 Race Website: www.virginsport.com Race Mementos: Medal, t-shirt, a goody bag and another bag which you had to use for…

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