Category: running

If it’s running, it’s here

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do it again: despite all

This weekend, the long run was no more than a repeat of last week’s challenging 18-miler. We just had to go out and do it again and if possible, do it more steadily. It...

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run: repeat – consistently

Last week’s ‘long run’ was a 3-10-3 (or thereabouts). It was draining to say the least – my first real distance effort having returned to regular training. The obvious thing to do this week was...

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testing: where am I?

So, after a week or so of sensible running with the ‘40 sessions‘, it was time to get back on the horse again. While I had hoped to start rebuilding my cardio base there...

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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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race day: Waterford-Tramore 2019

I love the Waterford-Tramore annual run. Luckily, I have been fortunate enough over the last 3 years to put in a strong effort on race day. The race is run over a point-to-point 7.5...