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Kaizen Run Club: Sprint Pyramids and Power Blasts!

I’m planning this with the Kaizen Runners at Kaizen Run Club tonight….100m, 200m, 300m  & 400m sprints with recoveries / active recoveries: Sprint Pyramids and Power Blasts! 5 min warm up 4 x 100m 3 x 200m 2 x 300m … Continue reading

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Wk6 – 8.23M speedwork

Thursday night and I wasn’t dreading the hour of speedwork I had planned.  Although I had felt a bit of a niggle on the outside of my right calf, so I wondered if I should be doing it at all.  … Continue reading

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Wk31 – 7M mile speed reps Glasgow Green

Monday morning and I was adamant I was getting up to do a run as planned.  The idea was for me to do 7 miles, with every even mile being as fast as I could run. I hate the thought … Continue reading

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Suitably pleased with that long run….

Thursday night and I did a nice and strong long run around 11.7 miles of the Great Scottish Run Half Marathon route. I pushed it right from the start… no exact plan pacing or negative splits  – I just wanted … Continue reading

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Wk18 – Double Spinfit with Helen

Tuesday night and I went straight from work as usual to Spinfit.  Helen had promised us she made a great new CD, and she didn’t disappoint. It’s always good to get a new workout in spinfit.  Helen does the same … Continue reading

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Are you trying to run faster?

Perhaps now is a good time for this post. I’ve acheived 6 pbs in the last 5 months, my most recent was the Glasgow Women’s 10k which I aimed to complete in 45 minutes, and finished in 43:51! How do … Continue reading

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Glasgow Women’s 10k! PB!

Well, that was a great event! The Glasgow women’s 10k…. Sunday 8th May 2011. Here are the results. If you are on here looking for photos…. Try flickr and search Glasgow 10k 2011 (Chris Horton has some up)  Just make … Continue reading

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Wk17 – 5M speed session

Thursday morning and I’d kind of skived off a run on Wednesday night.  My running partner had something come up, so my plan of running up the West end of Glasgow was out the window.  And I couldn’t muster the … Continue reading

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4.75M speed session

I’m going to do a wee 4.75 miles speed session on Thursday morning at Bella…aim is a 1 mile warm up followed by 6 repeats of 0.25 miles fast, with 0.25 miles recovery, then a 0.75 mile recovery. The red … Continue reading

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Wk15 – 10k speed session, plus 1.4M cool down

Thursday morning and I managed to get out of my bed for about 6:20am. I was out the door for 6:40am and the weather wasn’t as pleasant as the night before.  A little cloudy, but not too chilly.  Loving this … Continue reading

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