Tag Archives: pace

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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Virgin London Marathon – Fourth Time – Part Two

The horn sounded, not that you could hear it back in pen 7 and slowly people started moving forward. 8 minutes of walking later and I was over the start line. By this time I was calm and could breathe. … 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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This mornings run was not good. It was the type of run that if I had known it was going to be that bad I would have most certainly have stayed in bed. It was the type of run that was not … Continue reading

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