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Two Books For Training: Plan for Chicago

  Back in April, I had a minor operation on my knee that meant I had to take a couple of weeks out of training. It wasn’t something that I…

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Salomon Trail Festival

#AD   This year is all about the trails.    I have been a road runner for most of my running life and not because of preference, it is just…

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Oxford Town & Gown 10KM – Muscular Dystrophy

#AD   After having a much-needed break since my marathon in March, I have been working on my general running fitness. As my NEXT marathon plan doesn’t start for another…

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Marathon Des Vins De La Côte Chalonnaise

  As most of you may know, I ran my latest marathon in the Burgundy wine region of France. The Marathon Des Vins De La Côte Chalonnaise. Here is my review…

Running: Not Just For PB’s

    “What time did you get?” “He is obviously going to be faster than you because he is male.” “Wow, what happened? Did you mess up?”   Statements that…

Snacks: The Vegan Kind

  SNACK N. Food eaten between meals (a light meal).     We’re not talking about your significant lover here… I’m talking about the small food items that we consume alongside…

Runners: Top Races To Try Out.

    I have been a runner, for like, what… FOREVER?   But in all seriousness, I have only been running since the year 2013. ‘Proper runners’ have been doing…

FitnessGenes – My Results.

    I was first introduced to FitnessGenes (the day before the great London marathon) at a health and wellbeing festival in Oxford. It was a totally random meet, but…

Preparing For London Marathon.

  In ONE WHOLE WEEK I will have finished the LONDON MARATHON. *que long ass squeal* I still am having to pinch myself; in seven days time… I will have…

Tips To Tapering

  Ahhh good old taper time… Where training takes a back seat and we let our aching body take a break.   As a long distance runner, that sentence actually makes…