Tag Archives: Training

Portaferry 10 mile: What did I say about race strategy?

What did I say in an earlier post about race strategy? Ignore it . I did tonight! I should start by saying that I love this race. There is a terrific atmosphere but I broke all my own golden rules. … 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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Peaks & troughs

It has been a fairly mediocre week. I haven’t got any recovery runs in at all and have only managed my three sessions. The interval session was tough and it went well. It was on the running machine which is … Continue reading

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Déjà vu…all over again!

New Year, new challenges, new regime…well not really actually. As I embarked upon the first weeks’ training sessions for my FINAL EVER marathon (honest!) I couldn’t help thinking how I’ve become so used to the endless running, often six, sometimes seven … Continue reading

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…time for a brief interlude

Hopefully, the 3 weeks ahead enjoying sun, sea, sand, beer, wine, good food and even some junk food will not wreak too much havoc on the training regime?? With the Lagan 10k on September 4th, a week after my return I … Continue reading

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