Tag Archives: injury

Up and Running Again


I’ve not blogged for a while, and the reason for that is simply that I haven’t run much for the last two years. Since my shin splints back in spring 2011, I tore my left achilles the following year, an injury … Continue reading

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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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The Magic Triangle


The Magic Triangle: Training, Nutrition and Rest These are the three core elements that must be kept in balance in order to develop in running (or any other physical ability). In simple terms, the more you run, the more you … Continue reading

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Running on Holiday


July mileage: 35 (7.5/wk) I spent the first week of my holidays in the French Alps with friends, and then the second week is in the Netherlands with family. I’m not really a beach holiday kind of guy – mainly … 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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Sammy Wanjiru


Samuel Kamau Wanjiru November 10, 1986 – May 16, 2011 The big news in the Athletics world this week was the sudden death of Olympic Marathon champion Sammy Wanjiru. He fell 6m/18ft from a balcony at his house in Nyahururu, Kenya, … Continue reading

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