Tag Archives: marathon

Paula Radcliffe – don’t penalise women

I saw this story and thought I’d mention it on here.   It all seems a bit unfair… It’s not just in the boardroom that women need to put up a fight.  As the International Association of Athletics Federations announce they … Continue reading

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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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Wk 30 Popular Search Engine Terms #3

5 week, 10k and half marathon training plans I came across this question in a search engine term where someone ended up on my blog: i’m only running up to 8 miles for long run, i have 5 weeks till … Continue reading

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Wk28 – 9.5M Half Marathon training then Basketball

Thursday night and I went home for Chicken Katsu… a lovely home made dish of breaded chicken with rice and chinese curry sauce on top. Yummy! I made sure I visited the loo, before going out for my run at … Continue reading

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7.6M Great Scottish Run Half M prep route

Here is the first of my preparation routes for the Great Scottish Run half marathon.  I conveniently live on a street which makes up part of the route, so I’ll be running from home and around part of the route … Continue reading

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Weather for the Clyde Stride

As you probably know, 8 weeks ago I entered the Clyde Stride, my first attempt at an ultra marathon distance.  I’d run a few marathon distances and honestly thought I would be ok to train for the Clyde Stride in … Continue reading

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