Tag Archives: Half marathon

10 points about the 10k

There is definitely an art and strategy in mastering a 10k in as fast a pace as you possibly can. Despite my recent training not being great I entered a 10k race last Sunday. I was a nearly a whole … Continue reading

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Pre-race: Rest or Run??

Having just rounded off a 51.25mile running week with a half marathon Personal Best at Cookstown, County Tyrone, I have come to the conclusion that I still do not know what works best for me on the lead up to … Continue reading

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Necessity and benefits of interval sessions

I have a love/hate relationship with interval sessions. I love it when my weekly session is just finished and I hate the those moments each week as I approach the session. I perform intervals weekly- usually a Monday or Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Half Marathon strategy – 10 points…well almost!

It is common knowledge that for any long distance race you should have a strategy and stick to it. The question is, what should that strategy be? This is a more difficult question and the answer will probably vary significantly … Continue reading

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Lisburn greed just one aspect that lets Ards Half kick its ass…

In the space of ten days I ran in two of the country’s most renowned half marathons. These are two very hilly half marathons, with Ards being the bigger test. In spite of the extra exertion the Ards Half Marathon … Continue reading

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No direction…

Since my marathon PB five weeks ago I have struggled to find any sort of routine or rhythm to my training. I am 90% considering a half marathon on Wednesday night and I have been sort of training with this … Continue reading

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RGU Downpatrick 10k

After a few days Camp Greenview has been finally decommissioned (just in time it would seem, given tonight’s rain!) and since the last blog we’ve had an afternoon of crazy golf at junction one in the blistering heat yesterday, a trip to … Continue reading

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