Tag Archives: marathon

End of 2011 Marathon stats

I forgot to include this graph and pace detail in the post I did about the marathon I did on the 30th December: I ran the first 18.5 miles on my own: 8:16 pace. Then was grateful to run with … Continue reading

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Highland Fling Ultra Training Plan

I’ve set up my training plan for the Highland Fling which takes place on the 28th April 2012.  (A 53 mile multi-terrain ultra run along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum.) I’ll have around 16 – 17 weeks to … Continue reading

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Decision nearly made… :-)

Last week I wrote about my decision as to whether or not I was going to enter Highland Fling: a 53 mile ultra marathon from Milngavie to Tyndrum.  I said that I’d probably decide after my long run up the East … Continue reading

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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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