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4 Week Half Marathon Training Plan

It’s the Great Scottish Run in 4 weeks time (6th October), where thousands of people will run a 10k and half marathon as part of the big event in Glasgow.  Someone in work was asking if I thought he could … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Strategy

The following text is adapted from The Competitive Runner’s Handbook by Bob and Shelly Glover. If you buy ONE running book in your life… buy it.  It has the answer to any question I’ve ever had about running, everything from … Continue reading

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The Barrathon History & Route

Here’s some information about the Barrathon: History The Barrathon is an annual half marathon which takes place on the Isle of Barra, which is the southern most inhabited isle of the Outer Hebrides, Scotland. The Barrathon was initially a single event to mark the … Continue reading

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I’ve entered the Barrathon!

I’ve entered the Barrathon! 13.1 miles around the Isle of Barra on the 30th of June. I have quite a few friends doing it, namely Rhona and her boyfriend Ewan (and a few others from Wick), and Jackie and a load of … Continue reading

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Chicago Half Marathon Race Certificate

The clever little people who organised the Chicago Half Marathon have provided a ‘virtual race certificate’ via their website. To get one, you go here: http://certificates.simmcodatasystems.com/index.php?event_id=119  Then enter your race number (1926 for me) and your name.  🙂 You can … Continue reading

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The night before the Great Scottish Run :-)

I’m ready. Ready for the Great Scottish Run and ready to fly out to Chicago on Monday.  I’ve got all my race stuff out ready and have packed my bags for the holiday. I’ve got a really busy day ahead … Continue reading

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Wk31 – 12M Half Marathon training with Katrina

Thursday night- long run night again.  With just over 3 weeks to go until the Great Scottish run, it was another recce of the route for me.  12 miles this time with someone I’d offered to take around the route. … Continue reading

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12.1M Half Marathon training route

I’ve done a 12.1 mile training route which covers the majority of the GSR Half Marathon route.  I’ll be doing it on Thursday night with a few others who are keen to try out the route.  The only part that … Continue reading

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Wk 30 Popular Search Engine Terms #2

Here are what people have been searching on to get to this blog this week:   how many weeks so far this year 2011 We are in week 31 (although I missed a week somewhere so I’m on 30) Here’s a … Continue reading

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Wk29 – 11.7M Half Marathon training

Thursday night my new long run night and it went really well for me: another good practice at running (11.7 miles of) the Great Scottish Run half marathon route. The weather forecast in the morning was for rain overnight between … Continue reading

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