Longest run EVER…..

So, as I predicted in my last post, things are going to get tough now, and Sunday’s long run certainly lived up to this. The positive was that I ran the furthest I have ever run, completing 13.5 miles, but…

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For my Dad …..

Tomorrow would have been my dad’s 65th birthday. Motor Neurone disease is a cruel disease that takes our loved ones far too early! There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t think about my dad, and I miss…

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12 weeks to go….

I can’t quite believe that I have now completed a whole month of marathon training, and I am pleased to report that I have not missed one run, AND I am still enjoying it. This is probably because all of…

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Week 3 complete

The alarm went off at 6.15am on a SATURDAY!! Normally I would not be happy, but actually it wasn’t so bad! I got up early as I wanted to try and have breakfast before my run, but as I wanted…

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Week 3 in progress

So pretty much as I expected and anticipated, fitting in training whilst working is hard, but I am glad to report that so far I have completed 3 of my runs this week, and plan to fit in my long…

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Week 2 completed, 14 weeks left to go….

So, i have managed to complete every run on my plan so far. Only another 14 weeks to keep this up!!!! The big test starts now, as reality hits and I have to fit training in around work! I have…

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100 days to go….

So a trip up to Scotland has meant that blogging has been a little non existent! But I am glad to report that this hasn’t meant that I haven’t run! So far so good! After saying in previous posts that…

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Continuous Hills

Today’s session was another first for me! My training plan said continuous hills – 15 minute warm up 3 x 4 minutes running up and down a hill with 3 minutes rest in the middle, followed by 15 minutes cool…

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Day 2 complete….

Just a quick post, as I am determined to keep a record of my training and journey! So I decided to go with the Women’s Running Magazine beginner plan, which meant Monday I was cross training for 30 minutes and…

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Here we go….

So it is now only 16 weeks exactly until the Virgin Money London Marathon 2014, so the long training journey starts seriously now! It is so scary to think that I have 16 weeks to get my body and my…

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