Category: marathon

All things marathon related

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tralee: time for another challenge

Two weeks since the Dublin Marathon and my unsuccessful bid to claim the sub-3:20 I dearly desire. Over the last couple of weeks I’ve analysed not just my race data but also my training...

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race day: dublin marathon

They say you should never meet your heroes: expectation always falls short of reality. The same is true of running – more often than not. You train hard, to build capability and confidence. Without...

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speed check: unexpected 3:45

A few weeks back myself and a running buddy ran that stunning 50km piece of endurance madness. This week he got revenge by casually dropping it into conversation last Sunday that we might run...

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the experiments: experiment one

I’m now out on my own following the completion of my guinea pig trial. That means it’s time for some experiments of my own construction. I started this experimentation last weekend and repeated the...

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run like… a Kenyan?

I’m always picking up books about running or reading articles on the internet about the same. The majority are just the same loosely-inspiring things rehashed again and again. Lots of positivity, lots of snippets...