Tag Archives: marathon training

Road trip planned

Recently I wrote about needing a focus (here in case you missed that exciting post). In 2017 I had 100k run as a focus, in 2016 it was VLM and my first Ultra. 2018 I have been aimless and running … Continue reading

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Exe to Axe

20 mile run along the South West coastal path, that actually turned out to be over 21 miles and simply the toughest thing I have ever done. The day dawned overcast and a little windy. The forecast was for rain … Continue reading

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It’s all about the long run

Yesterday a running friend asked how long I needed to run today, when I told her she said ‘don’t you just hate waking up on a Sunday?’  Fortunately for me the answer is no! I think because the first time 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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Dare I Say?

Eleven years ago I ran my first marathon, a year and a half after taking up running. I got this book out of the library (pre Google days!) after reading it I entered London, then it was FLM. I failed … Continue reading

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All or Nothing

Yes this week has been all or nothing in regards to exercise Monday was Metafit and a three mile run with Madam after school. Tuesday was 7  miles before work and an interval session after work Wednesday and Thursday saw … Continue reading

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Last week on a rare free from running evening I spent some time perusing the Internet, sending documents to the printer, high lighting text, counting weeks, annotating, reading and researching.  Usually I find a marathon training plan I like the … Continue reading

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