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speed check: run 1:35

Albeit a last-minute decision, I decided it was time for a speed check this weekend. The brethren of the #BVSC planned a little half-marathon some time back. For a while, I was on the...

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trial run: WAC half

Last weekend we ran a trial of some of the hills along the Waterford AC Half-marathon route. Some additional off-route miles thrown in also to keep the workrate going. This week was all about...

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fast hills: race recce

Not a huge amount to report from this weekend’s long run. Just a 16-miler but with race pace effort on the hills. We selected a route that incorporates some of the worst climbs along...

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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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half measures: a lifetime equalling pb

My club’s annual half marathon took place today. Normally this is an event that I specifically train for, if I’m not helping out with marshal duties. However, this time around, I went in with...