Monthly Archives: January 2010

Keep it ticking over

Nice little 10 miler today with a half-decent 8:33 average pace. This is a bit of a leap into the unknown right now as my prescribed training plan finished with the first race and with the first three races pretty … Continue reading

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Training back on track

Well that’s my first post-marathon speedwork session out of the way. A 5 mile run with 3 miles at a sub-8:00 pace which I found no trouble at all to maintain so I’m feeling pretty much back to normal. The … Continue reading

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Why am I not doing London?

A few people have asked me why I didn’t apply for one of the many charity places in the London Marathon when I was rejected from the public ballot and this has become┬áthe subject of┬áseveral arguments so I thought I … Continue reading

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Gloucester Marathon Official Result

Just picked up the official results for yesterday, which you can download here. My official time was 3:54:53 in the end, which probably equates to the fact that I didn’t hear the start call so my watch began when I … Continue reading

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Gloucester Marathon Complete

Well that’s the first one out of the way and I managed to do it in 3:54:50 so I achieved the sub-4:00 time I was hoping for. The race overall was good, quite well organised and we certainly had good … Continue reading

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Getting Ready

Well tomorrow is the big day! Last night I went for a short, easy run just to keep things ticking over and to get my head around tomorrow’s race. It’s like a step into the unknown now as this will … Continue reading

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Counting Down

Just a 5 mile tempo run tonight, counting down to the weekend and the first of the 12. Pacing was spot-on target and I felt there was plenty left in reserve in the last mile when I slowed it down. … Continue reading

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