Tag Archives: marathon training

West Sussex Fun Run League

About a mile and half from the turn around point of today’s out and back along the Sussex coast, I stumbled upon a hoard of runners with race numbers ambling towards me with grins on their faces.  Grins!  True, they … Continue reading

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Just because

Along with my inner sloth, I harbour an inner pit bull.  Although the sloth is dominant, the pit bull will occasionally get an idea into its head, and woe betide anyone or anything that tries to stop it. It was my … Continue reading

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Experimenting

I have a marathon in less than 18 weeks.  Which means that the long run is going to have to make a reappearance in what I laughingly call my training schedule. When I first started running, the distance from home … Continue reading

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Memos to self

I came across an article on the BBC website today, entitled “Could you run a marathon without training?” It said: Typically, those signing up commit to long periods of meticulous planning, a careful diet and a regimented programme of progressively … Continue reading

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Split second timing

My training plan* called for a long run today, so I spent yesterday considering my options. 9am – coached long run of 13 miles for people training for a marathon (schedule assumes London) 9.30am – pot luck long run of … Continue reading

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