Monthly Archives: January 2013

An uphill finish

It’s all over.  I have run every day, blogged every day* and logged at least every other day.  I rounded off my Janathon with some club hills.  Hard work, especially on tired legs, but worthwhile for the company. Only four more … Continue reading

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Mile reps

Apparently Temple Run miles don’t count, so today I had another go at the speed session I skipped yesterday.  Mile reps, that went something like this: Mile 1 (warm up): Decisions, decisions As I left the house I was undecided about … Continue reading

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Industrial action

I didn’t quite manage the 8 mile speed session that my training plan called for today.  I say quite.  I didn’t manage it at all. I could have squeezed it in before leaving my in-laws this morning, but I’m not … Continue reading

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Rest day… Janathon style

Which roughly translates as a gentle recovery run around the block. It felt amazingly fluid, which I can only put down to the fact that I am a running queen*, though it did highlight a couple of areas that would … Continue reading

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As if by magic…

…the snow melted.  Which was lucky for me as I had a long run today.  3 1/2 hours or 20 miles was the brief.  I managed the former but was 1.4 miles short on the latter.  I wasn’t too fussed … Continue reading

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Down to the wire

When I went to bed last night, the snow was falling and nearby parkruns were dropping like flies. Temple Newsam, Leeds, Roundhay, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Bradford and Barnsley were all cancelled. Harrogate* was hopeful, Pontefract was possible and York was maintaining … Continue reading

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A day of two halves

This morning: Went for a wonderful run with Run Or Go Crazy and Plustenner enjoying the almost complete absence of ice and snow and celebrating a return to hassle free running. This evening: Arrived in Leeds for the Temple Newsam … Continue reading

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