Tag Archive: training

Mar 08 2015

Week 16 summary – last light week before the real work!

Week 16 summary

So, end of Week 16. Just over ten miles up on the distance as I’m trying to make up (slightly) for all the runs missed at the start of the programme. What I’m slightly more pleased about is that I’ve not missed a training run since New Years Eve. 5 runs a week, all weeks …

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Mar 01 2015

Week 15 summary – 72 miles

Week 15 summary

End of a pretty tough week with a Friday, Saturday, Sunday combination of 12, 18 and 26 miles respectively. Here’s the summary:   The 26 miles on Sunday was relatively straight forward and achieved it in just over 4 h 40 min. Just for reflection, that 30 minutes faster then I did my first marathon. …

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Jul 01 2013

Tough summer running

Maybe I’m just no used to the heat, but running over the weekend was a distinctly unpleasant experience. Thursday – 13 miles Saturday – 15 miles Sunday – 21 miles On Sunday I took 2.7 litres of water in my hydration pack, had sore shoulders for the first 12 miles… and ran out of water …

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May 23 2013

Under 48 hours – s**t no shoes!

Have I got everything I need for the race… no. I went out last night for a short 5 miler and stabbed a nail or thorn through my shoe, straight into the ball of my foot. It wasn’t as bad as all that, I was mainly worried that my trainers are now 600+ miles old …

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