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MINDSET – It’s all in your head

Oops, I made a pun. I really should apologise… apart from I won’t! I actually planned this pun on a run, and even thinking about it made me smile whilst my legs were pumping. Puns make me happy and for me, happiness makes me a better and more confident runner. So no, I won’t apologise… Continue reading MINDSET – It’s all in your head

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Weekly Workout Round-Up: The Start of Summer!

TOTALS: 46 miles run, 4 strength sessions This week has just whipped past. I have no idea how it went so fast when I have done not very much other than my normal running schedule and my work. In addition to my job here and my blog, I also have to do a project for… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-Up: The Start of Summer!

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DELAY – It’s not the same as giving up

I’m training for a marathon I’ve decided not to run. When I first came out here to Chile, I had no intentions of running any races here, instead preparing to train smarter and better so I would be stronger than ever when I returned to England. But, as I’ve already discussed here, I soon realised… Continue reading DELAY – It’s not the same as giving up

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Weekly workout round-up: Decision Time!

TOTAL: 39 miles run, 3 strength sessions, 1 climbing session This week has been so strange, seeming to drag so slowly from Monday-Thursday and then the past three days racing away in the blink of an eye. It’s also been filled with some super high points, and some quite bad lows where things just kept… Continue reading Weekly workout round-up: Decision Time!

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Race Recap: Viña del Mar Adidas Half-Marathon

If you’ve read my weekly workout round-up, you’ll already know the end of this report, but I decided to write this as a bit more of an in-depth analysis of what went on at the Viña del Mar Adidas Halth-Marathon, raced on 1st October! It was a day of racing, which included a marathon, a… Continue reading Race Recap: Viña del Mar Adidas Half-Marathon

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Weekly Workout Round-up: Surprise half marathon edition!

TOTAL: 39 miles run, 2 strength sessions I’m in the middle of training for a marathon, logging all of my miles and trying to follow plan as much as possible. What that plan did not tell me to do was… race a half-marathon on Sunday. Yet, what did I do? I did just that, because… Continue reading Weekly Workout Round-up: Surprise half marathon edition!