Monthly Archives: January 2010

Destination Berlin

After a rave review from a friend of mine over Christmas I decided to go for it and enter the Berlin Marathon in September (now confirmed). I’m looking forward to it as it’s rated as one of the flattest Marathons … Continue reading

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1 Week to First Race

The joining instructions for the Gloucester Marathon arrived in the post this morning, all getting very close now as it’s only one more week to go. Reading through the notes it seems like an ok route although I’m not ecstatic … Continue reading

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Fame at Last!

Got a mention in my hometown local paper last night. You can read the article here which has attracted some attention from a few old friends. I’m expecting a mention in one or two of the local papers where I … Continue reading

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More Snow

Did my usual short recovery run yesterday after the weekend’s 20-miler thinking "yayy, the snow is clearing – should be fine for tempo running later in the week" and then woke up this morning to a new blanket of snow – … Continue reading

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Another 20 miles under the belt.

Well that’s the last of the long training runs before my first full marathon and it was a vast improvement over last week, even managed to up the pace towards the end and finish will an 8 min mile. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Treadmill Time :(

Ok I give in, the snow has finally beaten me into submission and I’ve booked the gym so that I can do tonight’s tempo run on the treadmill. If the freeze continues I might be forced to do this weekend’s … Continue reading

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Legs recovering at last

Went out for my recovery run this afternoon, only 2 miles as my guide suggests but I feel 100% better as a result now that I’ve shifted all the gunge that must have accumulated in the muscles over the last … Continue reading

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