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Ground Zero

Interesting title for my latest blog post but today for me is Ground Zero…… 2017 has been on a personal level a very frustrating year, it has at times promised so much but just when I felt like I turned a corner I hit another setback. Don’t get me wrong, …

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Wilmslow 10k

Sometimes you’ve got to grab the bull by the horns and hold on! That’s what I did this past Sunday, I made the last minute decision to race. After the high of Leeds, the rest of this month has been a low due to a very bad chest infection. I …

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Leeds Abbey Dash

The 10km distance has and is my preferred distance when it comes to road racing. For the first few years, I could rock up to a race and enjoy it. With my first charity challenge and being new to running I managed to set 20+ personal bests in a row …

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Autumn/Winter 2017 Plans

The summer has now officially ended, so has my track season. I will bring you up to speed with my final summer training blog within the next week. I had planned on finishing my track season with the Leeds mile with aim to officially get that sub 5 mile but …

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Summer Training Recap #2

I can’t believe the summer holidays are almost over! the track season is coming to a close and the cross country season is upon us, but before all that I still need to play catch up with what I’ve been up to this summer, you can read part one by …

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Summer Training Recap #1

I think it’s about time I brought you all up to speed with what I’ve been doing these past few months. Since April training was all over the place and I had no real focus with regards to my training after the marathon. I did have minor targets but things …

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Leeds 10k Race Review

Here is my first race review. These reviews will look at all aspects of the race, the pros and the cons. Leeds is a place that has seen me achieve some of my best times. Back in 2014 it was the scene of my fastest 10k time of the year …

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ASDA Foundation Leeds 10k

Recent 5k races have been about position and not times yet I would be a liar if I said the times had not bothered me because they did. I still feel as a runner I can run faster then all my current personal bests suggest. At the Yorkshire Vets 5k, …

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2016 Year in review

So 2016 has come and gone. For me it was a roller coaster of a year. Some lows and some highs. In this post I will reflect on the years events. Things last year started with 3 races in as many days, with me still doing my Road Warrior Challenge …

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Winter Training Diary – 14/11 – 11/12

Before I blog about my race win yesterday, I’d like to bring you up to date with how my winter training has been doing. Last week as I’ve previously mentioned was my first cut back week. During the winter period I’m doing 4 build up weeks, followed by one cut …

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#TBT – Percy Pud 2013

Welcome to a new feature on my blog where I look back on old races from my early running days. The first one I’ve picked is the last race of my first challenge the Percy Pud from December 2013. This was my 13th 10k of my challenge for the NSPCC, …

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Abbey Dash plans scuppered

Those who follow me on social media and/or read my blog will know that yesterday was the Leeds Abbey Dash. This was my target race, everything had been building towards this race. However even the best laid plans sometimes go wrong.   Yesterday I had to make the judgement call …

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Training Diary 9/10

After the previous week was cut back/taper. Last week was back to business. I’m still trying to find a balance to fit the sessions I want to do in. Before I joined Penistone it was easy to plan a week; Mon – Easy, Tue – Long reps, Weds – Easy, …

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Burringham 10k

Last minute change of plans. I had planned on doing a parkrun on Saturday morning but just can’t find the motivation to do one at the moment, plus I had other commitments so after Thursday track decided to do a run Friday, have Saturday off then find a race Sunday. …

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Training Diary 2/10

So the wig has been chopped but I need to bring you up to date with my recent exploits that happen pre-haircut. I’ve already blogged on the Cusworth 10k that was at the end of this training week and you can read the race report by clicking here. The week …

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Cusworth 10k

Sunday saw me do the Cusworth 10k for the second year running, this is a very underrated local race. It’s a tough but enjoyable course that also acts as the Northern Vets 10k and South Yorkshire 10k champs. Now I’m too young for the vets 10k but the South Yorkshire …

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