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PFRAC Winter Handicap Race #3

There was no time to enjoy the recent victory as I was back out Tuesday night with the club for the 3rd race of the club’s winter handicap series. I had so far clocked 28:30 on both the clockwise and anti-clockwise routes. This time out I was given a 23:15 …

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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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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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PFRAC Winter Handicap Race #2

This Tuesday was the second race in the Penistone Winter Handicap series. You can read how I did in the previous one by clicking here. Unlike last time when it was a nice evening and still daylight when we started, this race was dark, wet and downright miserable. I had …

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PFRAC Winter Handicap Race #1

Sometimes you can find your mojo in the strangest of places! I found it last night coming down the hill from Millhouse Green. Last night was my new clubs annual winter handicap race. This is a series of 8 races held on a Tuesday night between September and February. As …

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Dronfield 10k

You are only as good as your last race. Well by my own standard I had a stinker…. As good as North 9 was Dronfield 10k was as bad. I had set myself up for a fall by going into this thinking a sub 36 was possible. I was told …

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Hit the Trail

To finish the mad 3 in 3 of racing I opted to do a 5 mile off road race over in Stockport. Originally I had planned to run the Central Lancashire HM, then considered the Oxspring Amble. In the end I think it was a wise choice. I didn’t have …

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