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The Marathon Advice You Never Hear.

The interweb is littered with advice on how to run marathons. There are countless pages telling you how to train, what to expect, when to do how many miles. You can find reviews of every piece of marathon kit you … Continue reading

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As One Door Closes…

…well to be fair the other door was always open. But now it’s been kicked wide, decorated with flashing lights, big pointy arrows pointing pointedly and an enticing view on the other side. The closed door? Well last night my … Continue reading

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Bournemouth Marathon. A Disappointing PB.

A good race report should tell two stories, that of the event and that of the person running it. Often the two things are intrinsically linked, the course dictates the pace or the event organisation can make or break an … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts Pre-Marathon

Last night I heard a quote from the living legend that is Sir Brian Blessed. He of acting and mountaineering fame, who made gold boots and giant wings look super cool.   Sir Brian’s words, the ones that rocked me … Continue reading

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Marathon Malaise

It all started with such good intentions… The aim was clear, complete a marathon in better shape than I managed in 2011. It really didn’t seem that tricky given all the mistakes I made then, and this time I had … Continue reading

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