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New Marathon Training Plan

Now that Gayle and I have signed up for the Rotterdam Marathon in April 2020, it's time to get our fitness back and start training for the awesome event. I know that a standard marathon training plan is around 16 weeks, but we have both lost a bit of fitness over...

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The Great North Run 2019

Sunday 8th September was the 39th Great North Run and number 4 for me. Since Gayle and I started running the GNR, we have looked forward to it each year. After running it for our first year, we were offered and took out a membership so that we were guaranteed a...

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Looking forward to the Llandudno 5K

It's now only a few days until the Llandudno East 5K and I am really looking forward to it! The weather for Saturday is looking alright and I am really hoping to get a PB on this run. Will I be able to get my target goal of 27-minutes? I'm not too sure, but I will...

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Vitality Big Half 2019

This is the second year that this race has been held and, apart from the weather on the day, it was a really good race. Last year, the "Beast from the East" descended on the country and dumped a load of snow a few days before. This caused a lot of problems for...

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Tim with his Big Half Finishers Medal

Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

This is just a quick post from the finish of this year's Vitality Big Half. After twelve months of illness, I feel that I'm now back to my old self. This was confirmed today when I got a personal best in the 2019 Vitality Big Half. It was quite a tough race,...

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My Shin is Getting Better!

After injuring my ankle/shin during my last half marathon in December, I have been hobbling around, resting it as much as possible. I finally took Gayle's advice and booked an appointment with both my Podiatrist and Sports Physio to take a look at the problem for...

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Tim running along the coast

Physio Day!!!

Since my last half marathon on the 2nd December, I have really been struggling with my right ankle/shin. It has been really quite painful, to the point that I could not weight bear on it at first. On Friday I paid a visit to Willaston Sports Physio and had a...

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Taking the Dread Out of Dreadmill!

Love it or loathe it, the dear old treadmill does have its uses. It can help with rehabilitation if you need to fit a quick run in or if the weather outside is not really suitable for a run. The one thing that we, as runners, know the "Dreadmill" can be boring,...

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