First green week of 2021

Before Christmas I was struggling with training enjoying the gym and swimming but didn’t look forward to my runs. This has changed now I’m happy running again. I’m liking the contrast in my sessions the speed work and efforts are hard the recoveries are really easy so my overall pace looks slowish but I know […]

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Wrexham Marathon

Heading up the motorway towards Chester we were hit by snow rain and hail all within a couple of miles me in vest and shorts was thinking this was a bad idea. We arrived in good time parked up walked over to the start. Into the pen at the front and was soon away. I […]

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Chester Marathon

i picked up Howard who was pacing me and drove to chester. It was really easy to get to park up and head to the start of the course. It was well organised, Howard picked up his number we did a shirt warm up and ducked under the railing and into the start just behind […]

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Wigan 10k

After a rubbish sleep my wife drove me into town for 9 am to meet up with the rest of the harriers for group photo outside Starbucks. A massive turn out from the club. Me and couple of others had a little warm up before hearing to the start. It was only us and Phoenix […]

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fleetwood half

i started the race prep same as the last finishing work at silly o’clock a few hours sleep up and out for 8 picked up again thankfully by Cath. Nice easy drive to Fleetwood no problem parking nice and easy well organised collection of number and free lucozade sport. back to the car changed out […]

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Windmill half marathon

I finished work just after 2 am and half managed to sleep I kept waking up as I was getting picked up at 8. I got up kit was laid out ready so was ready in 5 minutes. Usual pre run breakfast before setting out to wait fir Cath and Pete. An hour up the […]

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Wigan trail 10k

I turned up today not really knowing what to expect from my first trail race and not having ran since Tuesday.  It was good to see all members of the club some marsheling and some running.   A few of us went for a quick warm up round the estate while the fun run was […]

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Rock n Roll liverpool half

After not running for 10 days and having to go see sports therapist about my foot. I was not looking forward to today’s run. The week of resting and sports massage for plantar fasciitis seemed to have paid off. I got up and ready no pain in my foot but decided to tape it up […]

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