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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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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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New Beginnings

Monday the 29th of May, mark it on your calendar. Why? because for me it’s ground zero, in that I mean it is the day I pressed the reset button and cleared the system and started afresh. After what for me has been a rather rubbish spring, it got to …

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Victory at Spring Shakespeare 10k

How did I bounce back from a very disappointing personal performance at Trafford by taking a victory just 6 days later? Firstly those who follow me on a regular basis will know I live/die by how a race goes. Up till last week everything had been going well but on …

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Trafford 10k

So far this year, the training has gone pretty well. I had a fab race at Inskip and the plan at St.Valentines 30k was executed perfectly. For past few months races/training have all indicated that I’ve the potential to go faster at 10k. My current ambition is to go sub …

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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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#TBT – Bolsover 10k 2015

It’s the Bolsover 10k this Sunday and while I’m not doing it this year (mainly because I try and stick to UKA races), it is a popular local 10k and one I look back on fondly. I was in a low patch due to my racing ever week challenge but …

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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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Training Diary 31/10 – 13/11

Before I get on to writing up my latest racing exploits, I want to bring you up to speed with what I did for first two weeks of November. Reason why I’m only covering the first two weeks is last week was start of a new training block geared towards a …

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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 17/10 – 30/10

I didn’t get time last week to do my usual training diary post, so this weeks is a double write up. Training overall has been going to plan and making the decision to go back to basics and start again was a correct one. The biggest thing was listening to …

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Victory at the Holmfirth 10K

Almost a year to the day from my first ever race victory, I celebrated my second race victory and my first road race win. However things could have been very different, as Thursday I was struck down with a stomach bug that put the race in doubt. Originally I had …

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Provisional running plans for 2017

There is only 11 weeks till we see 2017 and with races you do need to plan ahead. I’ve pretty much got my plans for rest of 2016 sorted with only one or two dates open to change. I’m still targeting an early November 10k to go sub 36 before …

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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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