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Winter Training up to 8/1

So this week has been a cut back week, with a half marathon coming up this Sunday. It also saw me become a V35 or a plastic vet (reason being majority of races don’t class males as vets till 40). I’ve just come out of my highest 4 week block …

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Training Diary 31/10 – 13/11

Before I get on to writing up my latest racing exploits, I want to bring you up to speed with what I did for first two weeks of November. Reason why I’m only covering the first two weeks is last week was start of a new training block geared towards a …

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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 2/10

So the wig has been chopped but I need to bring you up to date with my recent exploits that happen pre-haircut. I’ve already blogged on the Cusworth 10k that was at the end of this training week and you can read the race report by clicking here. The week …

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Training Diary 25/9

Apologies this is a week late but last week was crazy. Work, decorating my new office etc just meant spare time to type up my ramblings wasn’t there. So let’s get down to it, coming up got two weeks worth of training to tell you about and yesterdays race report …

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Training Diary 18/9

Burnout, training too hard, spreading myself too thin, plateaued. These are just a few things being said and what I have thought about this week. I do over analysis everything but then again I want to be better. I asked on the Facebook group ‘I was or am a runner’ for …

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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 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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