Author Archives: lornpearson

Next week is looking busy!

This week has been a bit of a washout training wise. With three weeks to go to the marathon, work has taken over. And now I have just over 2 weeks to go, and a long weekend off work. :-/Continue reading

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The Taper

Next week I will begin my 2 week taper before my marathon. I’m re reading part of this book: Matt Fitzgerald recommends a 2 week taper if you generally run up to 40 miles a week in your training (like … Continue reading

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VO2 Max 53!

I had a good run in Stornoway this morning, as usual it took 2-3 miles to get into, but once I was going it felt great. I’d sort of planned to run for about 45 mins, but ended up running … Continue reading

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My Marathon strategy

After watching some of the London marathon today, it got me thinking about the marathon I’m doing in just over THREE weeks! So here goes, my strategy for running the Belfast marathon. I’m raising money for the Brightest Star charity … Continue reading

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Wk14 into Wk15

This last week has been good, 3 of my eon runs with others and one coaching run. 38.8 miles in a week, and I got my number and pack for the Belfast marathon the other day too. 197. Today’s long … Continue reading

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10 ways to be happy!

I do quite a lot of these already! 8 out of 10 – quite good!

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Got ma number: 197!

Today my number for the Belfast Marathon came in: 197!

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Weather for long run

Tomorrow I’m running with my good ol’ marathon training buddy Julie Ann – for 20 miles, out at Houston. (We trained for our first marathon, Lochaber together back in 2011, and I love run with her – good chat). Anyway, … Continue reading

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Breakfast for Super Heroes

A few people I speak to, baulk at my breakfast choices, but I don’t care. I like what I have. It’s evolved from plain old scrambled eggs on toast, and is full of nutrition and balance and keeps me full … Continue reading

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Wk14 reassessed

Another restless night on Sunday night… I was awake at 2am… and ended up listening to an audiobook to help me sleep. I was tired, but woke up with a few things on my mind – and the quiet audiobook … Continue reading

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