#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 6

Yay, finally a full week!! So here is what a complete week looks like: Monday – 1.5 mile repeats with club. The weather was hideous. I don’t think I’ve ever trained in so much wind! Our 1.5 mile loop incorporated…

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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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#VMLM2016 training – Week 4

Yet another week that hasn’t gone quite how I would like it, but here goes… Monday – My calf was really sore yesterday, so I discreetly wore my compression socks under my work trousers! I messaged my coach to tell…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 3

Monday – Speed session at club. 800 metres X 5, with 2 minutes recovery. This was a toughie! I was aiming to run at 8 minute/mile pace, and I did stay close to it, but having only completed my long…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 2

Monday – speed session at club. 425 metres X 7, with 2 minutes recovery. It was tough. My legs felt OK, but the route had some slight hills in it and they zapped my legs. My coach had suggested to…

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#VMLM2016 training – Week 1

Week one down, FIFTEEN more to go! Wow, I’d forgotten how hard marathon training is. This week really was a shock to the system. Actually, I think I’ve just realised how lazy I have become. The consistency of my training…

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