Category Archives: Marathon

Guest Post: Running my first Marathon

Occasionally people contact me and ask me to publish a guest post on my blog.  This one is from a woman who has been following my blog for sometime, and she wanted to share with you her experience of her … Continue reading

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16M Glasgow Marathon Route

Here’s the 16 mile route I’m planning this weekend… it will cover 16 miles mostly over the north of the city: 16M Glasgow Marathon Route   If you want to know more about my training for my Glasgow Marathon see … Continue reading

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In the news…

At the start of the year, I decided I’d train to run the Glasgow Marathon (route from 1983)… and I’ve also liked the Glasgow Marathon Facebook Page too.  So far it has gained over 1,000 likes and the owner hopes to … Continue reading

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How to get to your Racing Weight

A good friend of mine asked for advice on how I thought he might be able to lose aruond 11lbs to get to his ‘Racing Weight’ by the time he does the London Marathon in April.  He did it this … Continue reading

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Wk2 – 10.25M Glasgow Marathon Training

Saturday morning and it was a chilly 2’C outside, bit clear and not raining. This was to be my first long run on the Glasgow Marathon route. I wanted to take it nice and easy and practice trying to run … Continue reading

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10M Glasgow Marathon Route

Here’s the 10.25 mile route I’m planning for this weekend. It will cover the start of my Glasgow Marathon route, and will be my first longish run of my marathon training in 2013: 10.25M Glasgow Marathon Route And if you … Continue reading

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12 week Marathon Training Plan (sneak preview)

As I’ve already mentioned, I’m planning on training for a marathon this Spring. I aim to include around 465 miles of running over 13 weeks, and compliment my running with strength work, rest and plenty of good food, water (nutrition) … Continue reading

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Glasgow Marathon?

For more info on the Glasgow Marathon cause – like the Glasgow Marathon Facebook page here. So, I want to do a marathon in 2013.  I can’t decide what one to do, and to be honest, none are sticking out … Continue reading

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Kaizen Run Club does FLAT hills!

Tuesday night at Kaizen Run Club trains for the Santa Dash and we did some hill work… I have a saying with hills… don’t call them hills.  Don’t even think about them as hills.  Look down at the ground and … Continue reading

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Q. How do you go about training for a Marathon?

I got this question from Johanne Begg on my Lorn Pearson Trains Facebook page: Q. I’ve recently got into the London Marathon through the ballot – for my first marathon ever! I’ve run a few 10ks and 3 half marathons … Continue reading

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