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Wk1 – 17.3M hilly in the wind and rain with ja

I had planned on doing about 20 mile this weekend, but when the opportunity to run less distance over hills with Julie Ann came along I thought that would be a good idea. We ended up doing just over 17 … Continue reading

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Wk15 – 11M with Julie Ann

Saturday morning and I had planned an 8-12 mile run with Julie Ann out at hers in Houston. I got there for just before 9am. I hadn’t had my usual caffeine lucozade I have before long runs as we had … Continue reading

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Wk12 – 8M taper

Saturday morning and I was looking forward to my ‘long run’ with Julie Ann.  As part of the taper, the 8 mile run will be the shortest long run I’ve done in training. The last time we ran together was … Continue reading

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9 days to go… taper

Well seeing I’m tapering this week… today year end… 31st March… I was at work for… 12.5 hours. Arg.  Finishing something off that’s needed for tomorrow. I might run tomorrow morning, I’ll see how I’m feeling. But I have 8 … Continue reading

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Wk7 – 20.1M marathon training & Hitting the Wall

Saturday morning and I wasn’t looking forward to what the weather was meant to be bringing.  Cold (1’C) rain from the West and snow…  And we got it all.  I wrapped up warm as I knew we’d be out for … Continue reading

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Wk5 – 18M long run

The 18 mile run on Saturday was good. Along the national cycle route 75 from Bellahouston past Paisley and almost onto Johnstone. A little undulating, but nothing too harsh. And the weather was ok too. A little chilly at the … Continue reading

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Wk3 – Saturday Morning Long Run

Week 3 of my marathon training.  I’d arranged to go out to where Julie Ann stays in Houston to run from there.  Apparently it’s more hilly out there, which would do me no harm at this stage in the training. … Continue reading

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