Tag Archives: half marathon

Giving Back

Today was the first Women Can Marathon, held just 10 minutes away from my house. When I first heard of it I obviously wanted to run it, but then the 100k came up which threw in to doubt as to … Continue reading

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The Tale of Two Doyntons

Last January I completed my first Cross Country half marathon, I did this at the inaugural Doynton Hard Half Marathon (in case you missed that exciting blog you can catch up with it here) This year I was contacted by the … Continue reading

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After January comes February

Who knew? You think that the penny would have dropped about this, wouldn’t you? After XX years where the months have been this way it should not have come as a surprise that it is the same this year. Total surprise … Continue reading

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Green Circle Trial run

At the end of the month I am running the Green Circle with other club members. Here is a bit about it A new event for 2017 will see teams self navigate themselves around the Exeter Green Circle, following only … Continue reading

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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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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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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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