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The Rock n Roll Dublin Half-Marathon and Awesome Americans

I know, I know, I am so late in writing about the Rock n Roll Half Marathon in Dublin. But, anyway, I did it. In 2:38:19. Not the fastest time, I’m not quite Mo Farah…yet but, I did it. It’s … Continue reading

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Goodbyes, Duck Running and Sunshine: Half Marathon Training – Week 5 Day 1

So, after a fun filled and very sunny weekend, which included some beer drinking and food such as this: It was time to get back into the old training. 5k run today. I initially thought I was going to wait … Continue reading

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Loss and Endurance: Half Marathon Training – Week 3 Day 4.

Today ends another week of my training for my first half marathon. Today, was/is a difficult day. Loss 8 years ago today, I lost my dad to ‘Multiple Myeloma’ a rare form of cancer effecting the plasma cells. He was … Continue reading

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I know a old runner who swallowed a fly: Half Marathon Training: Week 3 day 3

I know an old runner who swallowed a fly, I don’t know why she swallowed a fly… I’ll tell you why she swallowed the damn fly! She swallowed the fly so that she didn’t waste time and slow down trying to … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings: Half Marathon Training, week 3 day 2.

Day off from work today so I decided I’d go for my 48 minute run on my own. It was hot and sunny so I wore my new running belt so I could keep hydrated. (I’m such a professional). Set … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training: Week 2 day 3. Wind, Anxiety and Procrastination!

Yesterday ended another 13.5 hour shift. I work as a nurse therapist specialising in the treatment of eating disorders. One of the therapeutic groups I ran was on ‘Perfectionism and Procrastination’, how to identify these behaviours, challenge them, and eventually … Continue reading

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Achievements. Half Marathon Training: Week 2 Day 2

Ok, so today was meant to be a ‘rest’ day, however, in order to fit in with my husband’s football schedule we decided to run today and have a rest day tomorrow. I find the evening runs very hard to … Continue reading

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