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In my previous post, I talked about dietary supplements. It's a subject that I've still not made my mind up about yet - and neither, it would appear, has the scientific world. I guess we should all just do what we feel is right so long as we're...
Posted: 11 hours ago in No Shortcuts - Blog
My first DNF
After training hard the week before with 123 miles ran I was feeling pretty invincible to say the least. Well I was in my head in any case but my legs seem to tell a different story which was to play out later in the week. I had felt OK...
Posted: 18 hours ago in Running Dutchie - Blog
My most recent race has been the Bath Half Marathon that took place on Sunday 2nd March. To get down there I travel on the M11, M25 and the M4 and it had to be one of the worst long distance trips i've had to make. My own fault really for choosing...
Posted: 18 hours ago in 3 Runs a Week - Blog
It's been a while since my last post and quite a lot has happened.... Here's a bit of an update on what has happened since the last one.
Race number one - The Marathon Debut
First things first, Frankfurt went amazingly well - better...
Posted: 2 days ago in Once a runner, always a runner
As running once gain becomes part of my daily life (well 5 days out of 7 anyway) I'm beginning to think more and more about diet. But not in any scientific way, particularly. It's just that with running, you always feel you should be eating more...
Posted: 3 days ago in No Shortcuts - Blog
How often do you run? Just run and enjoy running for just running without stressing over your times or your distances? More and more runners seem to be getting caught up in all the technology that’s so readily available and even designed specifically...
Posted: 4 days ago in Magic Numbers - Blog
Whatever happened to those halcyon days, when you wrote down your name and address, then pondered your age, while considering what sex you are, before writing down your exaggerated predicted race time. You declare your club, write a cheque, sign the race...
Posted: 4 days ago in The Lonely Heart of the Long Distance Runner - Blog
Why I love running
I think there are as many different approaches to running as there are people who take part in it. You can be an athlete, an ultra-runner, or you can just do shorter distances for the fun of it. It’s up to you.
Posted: 6 days ago in No Shortcuts - Blog
The Brooks Ravenna 5 is a stability trainer with a sleek feel and a smooth ride. The lightweight (10.3 oz) shoe inspires a quick pace. In my training runs, I often found myself running too fast in the warm-up phase due to these bad boys. The Brooks Ravenna...
Posted: 7 days ago in SaltmarshRunning - Blog
With 6 weeks to go until Marathon Des Sables (MdS), there really is only 4 weeks left of solid training; so spurred on by the fact that hubby has a week off work and had set himself a goal to run 20 miles a day for 7 days, I wanted to match it. My challenge...
Posted: 7 days ago in Running Dutchie - Blog
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