Category Archives: Marathon

Running a marathon

London marathon weekend. Twitter is bustling with talk of people going nuts through tapering. On their way to collect their numbers from the expo. Arranging where to meet for a pre race pasta party. It’s all brought memories back from … Continue reading

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Quick blog post before bed

Well I said I’d try and get one post a week done. Run at the weekend went well, managed 21 miles on the Saturday in about 3 hours and 9 mins if I recall correctly. Now into tapering mode for … Continue reading

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New Trainers – Perfect way to get out of a lull

About a week I lasted after the London Marathon before I felt like I needed to get running again. I had promised myself 2 weeks off from it. But I couldn’t do it, I couldn’t last that long without running. … Continue reading

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Unofficial Marathon – The quest for the tin foil medal

It’s been a few weeks since the London Marathon, I’ve gone through the usual emotions that a runner does after a race that they’ve been training for. Pain and relief, they’re pretty instantaneous once the race is over. Thoughts of … Continue reading

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2 weeks till London Marathon / Weight loss plateau and other updates

It’s been a few weeks since I last posted. #FearTheBeard is well and truly over, just keeping a stubble effect now. My beard was impressive, however the untimely warm weather we had changed my plans about keeping it for the … Continue reading

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A story about hair

Well its been nearly 2 weeks since I posted about my training slump and it being related to my lack of facial hair. Since that post, I’ve started growing a beard again. I’m about 10 days into it. My running … Continue reading

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Training slump, it’s because I’m lacking a beard!

Yes that’s right you read the title right. It’s 64 days till the London Marathon and the last 7 days have been a training nightmare. Tight chest, struggling to breath, heavy legs and a serious case of can’t be bothered! … Continue reading

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