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Noticing a slight improvement!

Noticing a slight improvement!

Today our Polar plan was a 1:30 long run. The word "Run" being used in the very of loosest terms. In all there was improvement over last Sunday's long run and I will take that. This process isn't going to be an overnight success. I've got to retrain my body to work...

Base Training Continues…

Base Training Continues…

Base training has continued this week with lots of heart rate based running, strength training and mobility exercises. I've really been getting frustrated with the HR stuff as I'm not really getting to run that much! I feel that I'm walking more than running. I had a...

New Marathon Training Plan

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 the...

The Great North Run 2019

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 place...

Looking forward to the Llandudno 5K

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...

Llandudno Easter 5k Race Entered

Llandudno Easter 5k Race Entered

I have entered the the Llandudno Easter 5k Race. I really want to use this race to see if I can push through to get a sub 27 time.

Vitality Big Half 2019

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 people...

Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

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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