Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15

My penultimate week of training hasn’t exactly gone to plan. If any week isn’t going to go to plan, week 15 is an ok week to do that, right? Well, thats what I keep telling myself! If you haven’t caught…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14

Why is it during week 8 of marathon training you can’t wait for it all to be over, but now in Week 14 you feel like you need more time. I do feel I have been training hard, but I…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13

TAPER TIME….. This is such a bizarre part of my running programme. I felt relieved once my 22-mile training run was over, knowing that it was time to taper, but I also know that I still have some hard runs…

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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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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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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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