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Wk7 – 9.59M with Gemma

Wednesday night run was a bit different than normal… my friend from Uni Gemma arranged that we go out for a 6 mile run after work.  I met her at the BBC when it was still light and took her … Continue reading

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Wk6 – Calories burned!

I just totted up the calories I burned last week – around 7,300!!  That’s just over 2lbs worth!! Half of them were on my 4 runs, 4.3 miles, 4 miles, 6 miles and 22 miles.  I also swam once, did … 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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Speedwork plan

After the new year I will be building up my training to aim to do the Lochaber Marathon in April… : 14 weeks worth of training.  In the weeks that I train I’d do: 1-2 easy runs, 1 speedwork run … Continue reading

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Wk 42 – 18.5 Long run to Paisley…

Saturday was meant to be cloudy until 10am then ‘light showers – was it f**k.  It was light showers from 8 – 10 then it brightened up a bit. I left mine at 8am and ran to my friend Jackie’s … Continue reading

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