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I ran the Lochaber Marathon!

For a summary, placing and results of the Lochaber Marathon 2011, go to: Lochaber Marathon Summary. On Sunday the 10th of April, the day of the marathon, I woke up at 7am.I was excited and had laid out all of … Continue reading

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Lochaber Marathon Summary

First of all, sorry I’ve been away from this for a while.  Now that it’s all over I’ve taken some time out to try and recover and have found myself to be rather quite tired and in need of rest! … Continue reading

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1 day to go…

One day to go until the big day and I can’t wait. I didn’t quite manage all my food intake yesterday, stopped after dinner of chicken and sweetcorn soup, chicken curry n brown rice and a wee pudding. Still had … Continue reading

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It’s nearly time for me to run the Lochaber Marathon!

Thanks for supporting me in helping me raise so much money for a worthy cause.  So far, with your help, I’ve raised over £900 for Breast Cancer Care. It’s now 13 and a half weeks since I started training for … Continue reading

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3 days to go…

Well… 3 days to go and the continuation of this weeks ‘carbo’ loading happens now… Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday I was more or less eating the same sort of amounts of food that I normally would, with a little extra.  Now … Continue reading

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Final Taper week & Carb loading

Week13 of my marathon training: taper week.  The aim is to keep active, but cut back on exercise.  Increase water and carb intake and increase sleep if possible. Perhaps this is too much planning…but here is the plan for this … Continue reading

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Wk11 – It all starts again

After my high on Sunday of beating my PB for the Balloch to Clydebank half marathon, I’ve found myself pretty tired and in need of sleep.  😀 After the run, I came home, showered, had lunch, then a nap, then … Continue reading

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