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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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Golden Gate Gallop

Running is a roller coaster I never want to stop riding. After the highs of last months track championships, it’s been a big dip since. No sooner had I won the medals, I was hit with a nasty cold. Now usually it goes after a couple of days or it …

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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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SYRRL Brodsworth 5

Races are coming thick and fast. Not raced this much in years but you know what I’m enjoying myself for the first time in a long time. At the moment I’m not putting pressure on myself chasing times etc, I’m just racing hard and trying my hardest. This was one …

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SYRRL Worsbrough 5

After a three year break I did my first South Yorkshire road race league meet. The SYRRL (for short) is a series of 4 spring 5 mile road races open to UKA affiliated clubs in South Yorkshire. I did the series back in 2013 as a member of Sheffield RC …

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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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Fairclough 5

I think as runners we are an obsessive bunch, I’m no exception. I’ve always been a fan of stats and having Power of 10 only adds fuel to that fire. Since discovering it back in mid-2013, one thing I’ve tried to do is beat my previous years personal bests. I …

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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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