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Racking up my first fifty

The plan was simple run as many laps of a 10 mile circuit as I could… furthest I’d ran up until this point was 32 miles…but with a the right playlist and a good supply of jelly babies could i make it 50. Continue reading

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Kielder lakeside way

The Kielder Lakeside Way is a full Marathon length track around Kielder Reservoir in Northumberland. When it opened over a year ago I took a run around the first section of the course and I have to say I was … Continue reading

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I think I killed my Asics

When I started to think about running the Himalayan 100 back in around April i had just bought a pair of Asics 3010 gels. I paid a little more for the 3010′s, as I knew I would be putting in … Continue reading

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Running faster!

Before signing up to the Himalayan 100, I had always ran, but it was mainly the odd Sunday morning run or a day out in the Lakes, and i’d never really been one for training or club running as such. … Continue reading

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Crossing the 1000 mile mark

Today is a pretty big day for me, for the first time ever i’ve clocked up over a thousand miles in a year, nearly three times more that i did in the whole of last year (and we still have … Continue reading

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3 things to lift your spirits and keep you running

Training for a long race, running 40 miles plus a week, week in and week out, you can sometimes find your motivation lacking. I found 3 ways to get back on track and find my running mojo again, here’s how i did it… Continue reading

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Profiling the run

With less than 10 weeks to go, I only have about 6 weeks of proper training left before i need to start tapering down ready for the race. But should i be spending my remaining time just just getting random … Continue reading

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Now open for business

I hope that you are enjoying the new look running pages. I’ve finally got around to drawing together the hi-lights of the dailymile, the just giving site, and fetch blog, and rewrote some of the old posts and notes i’ve … Continue reading

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Back to borrowdale

I successfully completed my first full Borrowdale fell race this weekend. I’ve ran Borrowdale twice before, but never completed to entire course, So this was quite an achievement. The first time i tried getting around Borrowdale, was just after taking … Continue reading

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