Category Archives: Half Marathon Training

The Great West Run Part Three.

The runs I have done since VLM, have been just that, runs, not races I like to refer to them as events, more challenges to my mind and body. Today however was a race. The third time of doing The Great … Continue reading

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No Words

Yep that’s right, I have no words, or almost no words. Except to say… The sun rise was beaut Comfort break part one resulted in both bum cheeks being stung by a nettle Everyone went past me Signage was brilliant … Continue reading

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Its all about the pace

My success with VLM this year (by success I mean I enjoyed the marathon, avoided the wall and got to the end without hating everystep!) came about largely to me controlling the pace. With the GWR (Great West Run) looming … Continue reading

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More Moor

Two weeks ago I ran on Dartmoor, yesterday I ran on Exmoor, this time a half marathon. If you have 1 minute 30 seconds free click here to check out some of the route. I was under no illusions, I … Continue reading

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Long Run with a difference

Every time I have trained for marathons and half marathons, the long runs have been, long slow runs. Just go out plod and get the miles in. I have spent hours lately, reading magazine articles, perusing training plans on the web, scanning … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Marathon-Part Two

Why did I enter a half marathon with the word ‘hard’ in the title? This question popped in to my head frequently during yesterdays run. The reasons were as follows.. I wanted to do a trail half, never done one … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Marathon-Part One

Sunday I am doing the above run. The organizers keep calling it a race, for me its a run. I usually would  not fret about a trail run. This one is different. Already I am fretting. Why the worry? The … Continue reading

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