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Roll on race day

“40 mins including 10 x 10 sec pick ups” I’m tapering for Country to Capital on Saturday, which means my injury paranoia is at full strength and I’m checking the weather forecast on the hour, every hour.  We start at … Continue reading

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The T word

I have a long training run on Sunday, so this week is a low volume, low intensity recovery week. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, there’s a name for low volume, low intensity weeks that come before hard runs, namely taper … Continue reading

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Hastings Half Marathon

There are many aspects of marathon training that I have struggled to get my head around.  One of them is the “only a half marathon” concept. “How far are you running this weekend?” “Only a half marathon.  I’m tapering.” The … Continue reading

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