Tag Archives: Almost Athletes

40 Before 40: #5 Qualify as a running coach

No thought could have been further from my mind on that 2009 evening, as I threw up inĀ an alley less than a kilometre in to my first ever run and stumbled home in tears, but last weekend I qualified as … Continue reading

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The Tale of Torremolinos

Last February I went to Torremolinos and ran the half marathon, but I didn’t blog about it. I think part of the reason for that was I didn’t consider it ‘proper’ running…I was drunk for most of the weekend and … Continue reading

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When 16 x 2,000 = 20.

I’ve spoken before about how hard it can be to find decent routes for long runs at the business end of marathon training. In recent weeks I’ve taken to the Forest of Dean for laps of the fire roads and … Continue reading

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28 Ways To Know You’re A Runner

I’ve shamelessly stolen this from my running club Facebook page, where the question was asked and my fabulous club mates answered. Which do you agree with? Anything we missed? You Know You’re A Runner When… You check every pair of … Continue reading

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@Chelt52 Review – Monday 1st September

Thank you for following me on @Chelt52 this week (and if you aren’t then quick, go to Twitter and follow me now!) It’s great to have the opportunity to share my love of running with you all for a week … Continue reading

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