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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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New Half Marathons 2011 page

I’ve created a new Half Marathon page which holds all the links to the post I did for the three Half Marathons I did in 2011. Events > Half Marathons 2011 Enjoy. 🙂

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Full outfit for Chicago half marathon (& GSR)

All I seem to be doing this week is waiting to run and go on holiday and getting my ‘outfits’ ready. Not much training, I’m using the taper as an excise to ease off for a bit. 😉 Here is … Continue reading

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If you don’t ask you don’t get…

When I’m in Chicago the Chicago Half Marathon is on… (Sunday 11th September). I looked into it and it’s about $100 to enter (about £60).  Whilst I would love to run an event in another country, I don’t think I … Continue reading

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GSR Half Marathon Pace Calculator

 Great Scottish Run Half Marathon Pace Calculator I’m usually one for having a ‘pace strategy’ for races… I don’t tend to target a time, rather I see how my running has been in training and apply paces for mile splits … Continue reading

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Wk33 – 12.75M with Alan and Cris

Tuesday night and I’d arranged to run with Alan and Cris from work. Cris is a bit of a speed demon and Alan is experimenting with increasing his distances and pace…so tonight might be a bit more of a challenge … Continue reading

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Next 2 weeks training plan

I’ve got around 2 weeks before the Great Scottish Run half marathon and 10k I’m going to do at the start of September and here’s the plan of action.  It’s a little more mixed up compared to normal…but here goes: … Continue reading

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