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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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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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Summer Running and The Silence of the Lambs. Half Marathon training week 2 day 4

So the dreaded ‘Saturday’ or long run had arrived. I’m meant to run for 60 minutes but just think “fuck it, might as well do 10K”. The previous week, I had attempted a 10K, I had to stop at 4.87K, … 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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The first week of training!

So, here it is, my big ass training plan. So week one. You probably can’t see it so here is a brief summary: Monday – I used my 10K race the day before, ran for 73 minutes, distance 10K. Tuesday … Continue reading

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