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weekly summary: 09 Sept – 15 Sept

So completes my highest training load ever for a single week. I broke through the 70-mile ceiling in a week that saw 2 double-day training sessions and also a target pace race (albeit not...

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weekly summary: Sep 02 – Sep 08

Two great weeks back-to-back now. Very happy with the way things are going. The >10% jump in mileage last week didn’t seem to effect me too badly and a solid week of running was...

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the experiments: experiment seven

The Dublin Marathon is getting close now which means that the experiments have to become more focussed. A lot of time and effort went into the early months of this year. Time taken to...

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weekly summary: Aug 27 – Sep 01

Could not be happier writing this summary. Finally back in the gym and lifting again after 8 weeks out. High mileage too, albeit a little unexpected as I had only planned 50-55 for the...

#BVSC at the first ever Waterford City Parkrun event 0

parkrun: the 17-mile warm-up

Parkrun has become a phenomenon around the world. The zero-barrier to entry concept is possibly the most positively disruptive thing to happen in the running world since Bowerman’s ‘Jogging‘ hit the shelves in the...

food and drink reward for a PB in Clonmel 0

race day: clonmel half marathon

Out of bed at 0630h to do nothing but relax. A little bag-packing, breakfast preparation, and standing on the deck to breathe in the cool morning air. It was race day – race day for...