Category Archives: Pacing

Helping Janice PB her 10k

Today, at the Jimmy Irvine 10k at Bellahouston, I was fortunate to be able to help another runner achieve a massive PB over over 3 minutes overall and a 6 minute PB on the course. 🙂 Results here / Janice’s Fundraising … Continue reading

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My Glasgow Marathon = My Lifetime PB :-D

Today, Saturday 21st September 2013, I ran my Glasgow Marathon. I had a great run, all over Glasgow. I pushed hard, had fun, winked at an old man, had my cape on, nearly got tripped up by a little dog, … Continue reading

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Wk50 – 13.1M Half Marathon PB

I fancied doing a wee half marathon run on my own this weekend. I’ve spent the majority of my runs with others this year, either running with friends, coaching or pacing at events. Apart from the D33 in March I … Continue reading

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I’m going to be a pacer at the GSR half marathon!

I got news today that the organisers of the Great Scottish Run want me to be a pacer for the half marathon. 🙂 I was planning on doing the event anyway with a friend of mine Pauline Davies. It’s her … Continue reading

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Q. How does pacing work in a Half Mararthon?

A first time half marathon runner posted a question on my Facebook page and I thought I’d answer it here for her…it might help others thinking the same thing… (thanks for the question Mandy) Q Hi this is my first … Continue reading

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How to run and enjoy it!

In the past few months I’ve been helping quite a few people start to run.  Starting out running can be a bit daunting.  Firstly you don’t know how your body will react when you start running and secondly, it’s all … Continue reading

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How to run FASTER … (and SLOWER!)

After my succcesful attempt at running 10k in a set time (50 minutes / 8 minute mile pace) this morning, I thought it would be good to write down some way I’ve found to pick up the pace, or to … Continue reading

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Women’s 10k pacing test: 50 minutes

This morning I planned to test my pacing for a 50 minute 10k for the Glasgow Women’s 10k on Sunday. (Here’s the information leaflet for the event). I was lucky enough to be chosen to pace did the event after … Continue reading

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My goals for the D33: Tick! + some tips!

On Saturday the 17th March 2012, I completed my first official Ultramarathon.  The D33 went really well for me, almost exactly to plan and I think I ran the race of my life. Below is an update of (how well) … Continue reading

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Barrathon Pace Calculator

Following on from my Barrathon Half Marathon Training Plan, I’ve also done a pace calculator which works out mile splits for you once you enter your target time. It takes into consideration where the hills are and intends that you … Continue reading

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