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Even Splits 5k

So after the issues of parkrun, I knew for my own sanity I need at least one decent road races before Leeds. I have targets in mind for Leeds but I’ve yet to hit form on the road. I’ve seen the Even Splits 5k series advertised but never had the …

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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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Running Silent

Running for me is very important. If I have a bad race I’m like a football fan after a defeat. Likewise if I win or get a personal best I’m on cloud 9 for days. Training is very similar, if I have a good session it can set me up …

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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 #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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Training Diary 16/10

So after trying the previous week to do 10 mile mid week run on a Tuesday followed by speed session Weds morning and Thurs evening and realising that it wasn’t going to work, while the 10 miles was easy paced it was too short of a turn round to do …

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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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Autumn plans, personal bests & cross country

So 3 weeks ago I blogged about how I dropped the Yorkshire Marathon and had changed my plans. I then spent the end of August on the bench again, this time with a urinary tract infections (UTI). The new training phase started last Monday, it’s a 2 month build up …

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Long Eaton Late Summer 5

It’s September and the rest button on my 2016 plans have been firmly reset. After my latest illness set back, I took stock of my year so far and if I’m honest it’s been a roller coaster year and while I may have reduced my HM and 10k times overall …

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Training for Yorkshire

Welcome back to a new feature, where I will be blogging on a regular basis my training, telling you how it went and what not. It is also more of a personal record so I can look back and see what worked and what didn’t so here goes….. After my …

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