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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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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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Wk12 – 8M taper

Saturday morning and I was looking forward to my ‘long run’ with Julie Ann.  As part of the taper, the 8 mile run will be the shortest long run I’ve done in training. The last time we ran together was … Continue reading

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9 days to go… taper

Well seeing I’m tapering this week… today year end… 31st March… I was at work for… 12.5 hours. Arg.  Finishing something off that’s needed for tomorrow. I might run tomorrow morning, I’ll see how I’m feeling. But I have 8 … Continue reading

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W12 – 14M long run

I was looking forward to my long run this Saturday… shorter than normal it was planned to be 12 miles. I was running with my friend Jackie, who for a number of reasons I haven’t run with for ages. We … Continue reading

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