Tagged: running

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recovery: how far is too far

For many casual runners the idea of a recovery run, following a long run at the weekend can sound like an alien concept. Trying to explain it to a non-runner takes a leap even...

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parkrun: the 17-mile warm-up

Parkrun has become a phenomenon around the world. The zero-barrier to entry concept is possibly the most positively disruptive thing to happen in the running world since Bowerman’s ‘Jogging‘ hit the shelves in the...

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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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runpod: checking in

Back in February, I purchased the Zwift Runpod with the hope that it would provide some interesting and accurate data. I hoped that this data would provide some insights about my running style. Perhaps...

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speed check: the faux kilmac four

I designed my training calendar for the year on the basis that my training was going to be mileage and experiment-driven. However, I didn’t entirely forget about the need to sanity check or more...