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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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Training Diary 11/9

It’s Friday and I’m looking forward to hopefully a good race this Sunday as I continue rebuilding back my race fitness. In the meant time I want to bring readers up to date with my exploits since I pressed the reset button.  Having read some very decent running blogs of …

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Training Diary 28/8

Last week was my first full week back in the UK training, it allowed me to get back into a regular routine, I also managed to clock a 60 mile week over 7 days. That’s nothing compared to what others are doing. I’ve been reading the weekly blogs of Jason …

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Training Diary 21/8

I’ve finally caught up with my training diary, this article is for last week’s training. The first three days was my last days in Cyprus and then back end of the week I was back on home soil. By the start of last week I had started to feel like …

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Training Diary 14/8

Continuing my training recap from the past couple of weeks, here is a look at what I got up to during the second week of August. This was my full week in Cyprus and after speaking to Ben, the original high mileage week was scrapped and replaced with what Ben …

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Giving up the good to go for the great

So I’m back from Cyprus and boy was it what my family and I needed, 4 years is a long time between holidays and 10 years between trips to Cyprus is way too long, needless to say we are heading back there next summer. Originally the holiday was planned to …

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Training Diary w/e 7/8

So I’ve been pretty quiet for a few weeks, this is not down to inactivity but my first family holiday in 4 years and first since I took up running. After July finished on a high with my performance at Lancaster, I went into August with plenty of optimisim but …

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Training Diary w/e 31/7

Week 4 of my training plan by Ben Fish, this was a cut back week. The original plan was to finish with a race at the end of the week. I had penciled in a 10k in North Wales however, one thing I appreciate with Ben is he listen’s and …

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Training Diary w/e 24/7

The third week of my training plan, also saw the arrival of “summer” here in the UK. This meant it gave me the chance to run is some very warm weather. Now I loath running in heat! I find it a real killer but if I’m to train in Cyprus …

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Training Diary w/e 17/7

Week two and it started well. I felt good after the first week, the feedback from Ben has been very promising and it’s been great to have him feedback to me after the tough sessions. It is still early days but he seems to get me as a runner and …

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Training Diary w/e 10/7

This is the start of my weekly training diary. In this I will write about how the previous weeks training has gone, what sessions I did, what worked and what I found hard etc. As I wrote about last week leading up to the Yorkshire Marathon Ben Fish is coaching …

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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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