Category Archives: Training Diary

Hard start to the year

I’m definitely paying for the couple of weeks off running I had over Christmas. I’ve been suffering from stiff legs the day after running and today’s long run had me dragging legs that felt like lumps of lead for a … Continue reading

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Almost Done…

Only 5 days to go now and my challenge should be complete with the Luton Marathon this Sunday. However, I am keeping my fingers firmly crossed that the event goes ahead in the bad weather as the 2008 event was … Continue reading

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Just a quick jog into town :-P

This weekend’s long run was supposed to be a 14 miler around one of my well-trodden loops which, as you might expect, is getting a little bit tedious now. I decided just before I went out to mix it up … Continue reading

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On the home stretch.

Well, fully recovered from the Eden Project Marathon now and back on the schedule leading up to my next race, which will be the Newcastle Town Moor Marathon on the 21st of this month. The weekend long runs are just … Continue reading

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Frustration

Not been brilliant this last few days, seems that running 26 miles in the rain with 40,000 strangers is an easy way to catch a cold! Been completely drained since Friday so no long run at the weekend and still … Continue reading

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Ich bin ein Berliner

Well despite all the apprehensive buildup the Berlin Marathon was absolutely amazing. My training since the last race hadn’t really gone to plan but from the moment the gun went off I knew it was going to be a good … Continue reading

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The Final Quarter

Only 4 months and 4 more races to go! The Berlin Marathon is this Sunday and I’m just starting to get my head around it. The pressures of work have had a real impact on my training this month so … Continue reading

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