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#Janathon Day 2: Mixing It Up

This morning I met up with my running wife, Ems, just after sun-up. Ems has landed a place at the 2017 Virgin London Marathon and is starting her VLM training in much the same way as myself and my IRONMAN … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 10: Sunday Sunny Run

Today I ran with a bunch of my Trentham Running Club mates. We met in Barlaston village down the road for a 9:30 start. The air was chilly but the sun was up and out and it was set for a lovely … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 3: A Run Down Memory Lane

A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked if anyone wanted a free place to the Central Lanacashire Half Marathon. I had a quick look at the route: it was entirely rural and passed by my childhood home between … Continue reading

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#Juneathon: Day 22 – A Fresh Pair of Eyes

It had been a bit of a heavy weekend after the Friday partying sort-of carried on… as it does… and so I hauled myself into the office this morning feeling reluctant and tired. I had to switch my brain on pretty quick, … Continue reading

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The Last Long One: Countdown to London

Last night I dream’t about London. The prospect of the 2014 London Marathon is looming large at just two weeks away, so today I got my final long run out of the way. I usually head south into the picturesque hills and countryside … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 31: Another Number for Another Year

There we have it, #Janathon 2014 is complete… it’s been a blast, I’ve enjoyed every run, but it’s been hard work this mind-over-matter business. I’m ready for a good rest and a glass bottle of red. #DryJanuary, on the other hand, has … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 30: Idle Legs

Today I blasted through my previous #Janathon and #Juneathon records and clocked up a new personal best distance in a month… 187 miles! And I still have a day left… I also recorded a first and went for a sports … Continue reading

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