Category Archives: Injury

Patience


When people think of distance running, they think of many things – energy, adrenaline, pain is probably top of the list. I would say that the single most important thing in distance running is patience. It’s easy to think that … Continue reading

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Running to be happy – or just happy to be running?


June mileage: 4 I’ve not been posting much recently, things have been a bit hectic in my life – I’ve hardly had time to run, let alone blog about it! Until today, I hadn’t run for over a week. To … Continue reading

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Starting from scratch – tips for beginners


May Mileage: 2 (it’s not much, but it’s a start!) Injury Update I went for my first run in two months last Saturday. Earlier that week I’d been out and done a few strides to see how my shins would … Continue reading

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One week to go…


Since my recent cold, I’d been feeling like my training wasn’t really coming together. My long runs in particular were lacking the strength I’d felt in January. One of my last track workouts was a set of 800m intervals, I … Continue reading

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If it wasn’t for that pesky cold!


3 weeks to go to Rome Marathon Febuary Mileage: 150 miles (37/wk average) A couple of weeks ago, I made the mistake of uttering the following: “I’m ready for the marathon. All I need to do is stay fit and … Continue reading

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