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the experiments: experiment five

Last week’s entry in the experiments line-up yielded my first failure. Some might say I’m being a little harsh as I only missed two splits by a tiny margin. However, it wasn’t the missed...

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the experiments: experiment four

With the trial marathon having gone so well last week, it was time for another test of my legs. Rather than drop back too far from full distance, I felt fresh enough that 20...

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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...

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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...

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maxed out: under the bar

That was a different week! Operation Guinea Pig kicked off this week with two days of testing. First up was blood lactate threshold, gait and ground contact response analysis, and VO2max test. The jump...