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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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Yorkshire Vets 5k Champs

This race wasn’t planned, mainly due to the fact I struggle to get to midweek races. I don’t drive so have to rely on people I know racing them. The other week I spoke with Darren about this race but it was still only a maybe. My priority was the …

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Join Team Theo’s Virtual Marathon!

The Sheffield Childrens Hospital Charity are once again doing a summer Virtual challenge. This year they are challenging you to take on the marathon distance and help raise much needed funds for Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Whether you’re a couch potato or aspiring Olympian – this challenge is for you! As …

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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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Barnsley AC Winter Track 3000m – 2nd

After the high’s of Sunday’s race, I didn’t have time to rest and enjoy the latest PB as I had a 3000m track race on Wednesday, it had been on the cards, along with the 5000m on the 11th and the 10000m on the 8th. The 5000m I didn’t do …

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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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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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#TBT – Travellers 6 2015

As I’m doing the Travellers 6 this Sunday, with aim to race it and finish higher then last year, then run it again for the mileage. I felt it was worthy to revisit my report from last years race, so here you go. Thanks to Yorkshire running FB page for …

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Provisional running plans for 2017

There is only 11 weeks till we see 2017 and with races you do need to plan ahead. I’ve pretty much got my plans for rest of 2016 sorted with only one or two dates open to change. I’m still targeting an early November 10k to go sub 36 before …

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Cusworth 10k

Sunday saw me do the Cusworth 10k for the second year running, this is a very underrated local race. It’s a tough but enjoyable course that also acts as the Northern Vets 10k and South Yorkshire 10k champs. Now I’m too young for the vets 10k but the South Yorkshire …

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Tad 10

The Good the bad & the Ugly, would be the prefect title for this race report. The race was a roller coaster. This was my first 10 mile race since last October and to finish 31s down on that time isn’t all bad. However it’s a long way from where …

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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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