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Staying motivated when training for an event

You’ve signed up for a marathon, printed out your training plan, colour coded it with highlighters (maybe that’s just me) and you’ve promised yourself you’re going to stick to it. The first few weeks of a training you excitedly tick the workouts off one by one. You’re doing amazing – you’re going to smash this […] Read more…

Choosing the right training plan

Manchester marathon is fast approaching and I need to get my act together and start writing my training plan. This year I want to try a bit harder. Instead of stuffing my face with Celebrations (even the Bounty’s and no one likes them), I need to be out training over the festive period. With so […] Read more…

Running in heat

Summer. As much as I love the lighter nights and longer evenings – I don’t cope well running in the heat. I prefer the cooler weather – because if I’m cold I keep moving. I guess we have it easy in the UK – the British summer tends to last around a week if we are […] Read more…

Here I go again on my own…

Let’s be honest – 26 miles is a long way to drive in a car, let alone run! A marathon is the true test of physical and mental endurance.  The race itself is actually the easy bit  – it’s the months of training that’s the hard going. For previous marathons, I’ve always met up with […] Read more…

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