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Falling out of love with running can be the most heart wrenching breakup you’ll ever experience. Everything is fine, it has been for ages, then almost imperceptibly the cracks start to appear. They start small, little annoyances that you can … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Running, Running Tagged breakup, cheltenham half marathon, fitness, half marathon, mojo, Motivation, outdoor fitness, running, training 4 Comments
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
Posted in Running, Running, Training Tagged Almost Athletes, Edinburgh marathon, fitness, marathon, Motivation, outdoor fitness, training 3 Comments
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
Posted in Events, Life, Running, Training Tagged Brighton, fitness, marathon, Motivation, training 4 Comments
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
Posted in Events, Life, Running, Training Tagged challenge, fitness, marathon, Motivation, running, training, training plan 18 Comments
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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