Tag Archives: marathon

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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The Run Around

Last time I was at this stage of a marathon training cycle I posted about how it paid to get creative with your long runs. For 5 years now I’ve been walking out of my front door and turning either … Continue reading

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Silverstone Take Two

As part of the day job I’m responsible for the PR of an animal charity and have to remind the staff daily to take photos of what they’re doing and share their stories with me. As I am always telling … Continue reading

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Should Marathons Be Accessible To All?

Firstly let’s be absolutely clear on something. I am a firm believer in the inclusive nature of running. I am almost fanatical about getting people to take up running and stick with it through the first few difficult months, until … Continue reading

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Brighton, Write Off

Now the decision is made, I can see that it was inevitable from the start. In my last post I talked about how training for two marathons back to back was soul destroying and demotivating. Truth be told I haven’t … Continue reading

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