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Isle of Wight Half Marathon

I tend to book most of my races these days in half yearly chunks and then rely on race numbers arriving or reminder emails to be my prompt that I have a race that weekend. I’ve received neither from Ryde … Continue reading

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar facsi fascii heal pain has been bothering me for the last six months. It has made running difficult and painful though only when I stop or start. When I was training for the Milton Keynes half back in May it … Continue reading

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Upcoming races

I’m entering the Great South Run again this year. A nice 10 miles round Portsmouth. Honestly out of all the races I’ve run the Great South has had the very best support from the crowds and the best atmosphere too. It … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Coastal Half

After several months of running only short distances and not doing any races or real training I’ve gone and signed up for a half marathon. I went for an eight mile run on Sunday and it was hard work so … Continue reading

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Stansted Slog

So, it’s the morning of the half marathon, the Stansted Slog, and I start running in 3 hours. I loaded up on pasta last night and I’ve eaten my apple for breakfast. Nothing more to eat now until I finish. … Continue reading

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Not according to plan

I had a plan. It was a thing of beauty. Why haven’t I stuck to it? Probably because it was too ambitious. I’ve scaled back and I’m running 10 miles regularly to get used to the longer distances instead. Having … Continue reading

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London Marathon Ballot

The 2015 Virgin London Marathon Ballot opens today. I’ve never run a marathon before or even run that distance but it’s on my JFDI (Just Fucking Do It) list. Why not start at one of the most popular and interesting events … Continue reading

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