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Stretford parkrun #101

Regular readers of my blog will know I have a love/hate relationship with parkrun. When I first got into running, especially 2014 I loved parkrun as I continued to improve and managed to do one every week that year. However, as I’ve improved and my view points have changed so …

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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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Hallam parkrun #351

After Leeds, I had one eye on Doncaster 5k but with the recent family death, I knocked it on it’s head and made sure was there for the wife, it’s 3rd year running that I’ve planned on doing it but outside forces have meant at last minute I’ve not done …

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Stretford parkrun #79

I must admit, it’s taken me all week to get round to writing up Saturday’s parkrun. all runners have peaks and troughs, at the moment I feel like I’m stuck in a deep trough. I will say/write it till I’m blue in the mouth but I still feel I peaked …

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Stretford parkrun #77

A lot of things have changed for me recently, confronting my weight/scales issue, job and also rediscovering my fire with running. I’m guilty of easily having my mind changed by others yet when I go back to what I know it works and what has made me the runner I …

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Nostell parkrun #143

So last week, in fact the past month has been rather turbulent and for a long time something was just not right. I think my last blog post has set me back on the right path. Saturday morning was the first day in years (I’m not exaggerating here) that I …

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Concord parkrun #312

Not content with becoming the clubs track and field secretary, I’ve also gone and set up a parkrun competition and obviously I’ve got to lead by example and do it, however the parkruns I’ve picked are not ones I would personally do but are the most popular ones with club …

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Dewsbury parkrun #241

Having done Stretford the previous day. I had plans to do a parkrun double and a further 5k race later that morning. However I decided to take one race at a time and make a decision after each one. To kick off 2017 I had picked an early morning trip …

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Stretford parkrun #59

So I finished 2016 with a parkrun. Having not done one for the majority of the year, it was a shock to the system getting up early on a Saturday morning. I’m still on the fence with my feelings about parkrun. I like the fact they appear on my power …

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Coming up in December

The Christmas countdown is on, for some that means Christmas parties, over indulging and then working on losing the excess weight come the new year. For me it’s a busy month of racing. Last year I was still doing my race a week challenge for The Sheffield Children’s Hospital and …

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