Tagged: marathon

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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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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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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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10 miles: under 70 minutes

My 10-mile PB has been a thing of great concern to me in recent years. Firstly, I don’t race a lot of 10-mile routes so capturing an official time is not a frequent event....