Category Archives: half marathon

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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Clumber Park Trailblazer Half Marathon

At the beginning of the year I said once London Marathon was done I was going to find an event to do up north and combine this with a meet up with the lovely CJ. Being an avid reader of … 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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Three for one

Today I have lots to say (not a rare occasion) so have decided to write three short (ish) blogs in one.  Parkrun change A few weeks ago it was announced that Killerton was going to alter the Parkrun route slightly, … Continue reading

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Great West Run part two

Today was the Great West Run which like the Great North Run is a half marathon, but unlike the GNR it is in the West! The plan was to learn from my mistakes done at Cardiff (starting too fast) It … Continue reading

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