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Mind over matter

A few weeks ago my coach, the normally laid back Mr Elson, called me out over my slacking and rang a peal over my head*. I’m still quaking, so today, when my plan called for mile reps and my mojo … Continue reading

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Loss of faith

After unceremoniously bailing out of Thursday’s mile reps, I decided to have another go on Friday morning. To say my heart wasn’t really in it would be an understatement, but I was determined to give it a go. It started … Continue reading

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Perfect harmony

Tonight was a speed session.  Four miles, two of them flat out.  I had a similar session last week, and I missed my target pace by muchly-lots. Tonight was a different story.  Tonight my mind and body decided to work together.  … Continue reading

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Imaginary running buddies

Just before I ran* my first ultra, Rachel (@fairweatherrun) told me that she (and other ‘athoners) would be running alongside me in spirit willing me on. That thought may not have been able to keep me running, but at my … Continue reading

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