Monthly Archives: March 2014

How do you know you’re ready?

Today is eight days until the Brighton Marathon, fifteen days until the London version.  It’s taper time, so it’s about reducing mileage, trying to maintain intensity, and trying to keep the legs feeling as fresh and relaxed as possible so … Continue reading

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Cheering as you smear – Marathon Lessons – Updated

I’ve revisited my marathon lessons again after my long run this week (35km) during which I got my refuelling wrong and suffered for the last 5km, wracked by low energy and tiredness.  As a result of this and recent experiences … Continue reading

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Progress, what progress?

I’m proud of what I’ve achieved with my running so far.  It was never my intention when I first entered the Crouch End 10k in 2008 to find myself six years later just over a month away from my fifth … Continue reading

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