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Marathon Diaries – A3

I’ve been flirting with an ITB flare up for a week or two. This is my bodies go to injury, I know it well and it has meant being sensible-ish, well more sensible than I normally am; Listening intently, stretching, and not pushing my running all that hard. I am still trying desperately to get […]

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Marathon Diaries – A2

This week I had coffee with my dad and had an impromptu chat about my depression. We chatted about what I felt changed me from the most whimsical carefree child to an adult with the struggles I’ve had. I’ve always been fairly adamant that for me it was never one thing or one moment, and […]

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Beat the Tide – A Tale of Two Halves

This week saw 500ish people take to the foreshore of Worthing seafront to run a 10k race against Mother Nature. I’ve had a lifelong love affair with the coast and the water in general; it’s beautiful, calming, unruly, and free! A race alongside my favourite element did not disappoint, I had an absolute blast.

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Marathon Diaries – A1

Well the first full week of marathon training is done! It felt a little strange to kick things off again. When I decided to run my first marathon I had a really slow build up. I knew I was running it about 4 months before my training had to start. I kept fit and active […]

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Marathon Diaries – Amsterdam 

I can’t quite believe it’s been two months since I crossed the finish line at Brighton and today sees the start of marathon training for Amsterdam. In the two months since Brighton I’ve been running, and doing a few classes, but I’ve also been injured. In the last 2 weeks I’ve mustered up a measly […]

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Worthing 10K & Race Day Disappointment 

On the weekend it was my first official race since the marathon. A nice and easy, flat local route; short distance, full of friends, PB in the bag, what could go wrong? Turns out quite a lot. Before I get in to me, let’s talk about the race. It was sold out way sooner than […]

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Brighton Marathon

I’ve been sitting down trying to figure out how to write this, how do I fit the emotions in to a blog post, how can I possibly do it justice. It seems above and beyond my capabilities at the moment. Sunday 17th April seems too big to put into words even two days on.

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Marathon Diaries – 10

Marathon Training has been pretty hard over the last few weeks, with niggles and potential injuries it’s felt a bit like taking one step forward and two back. My body has responded incredibly well to the activity level increase over the last few months, mainly because I’ve been following all the rules. Now life has […]

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Brighton Half Marathon

On Sunday the 28th Feb, Brighton woke early to welcome over 8,000 runners! That seems crazy to me, all of us getting up at the crack of dawn to run around this seaside city. It was the 26th Year of the event, but my first time taking part.

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How to be a Runner

Let’s get one thing straight, if you run, you are a runner. This is one of my favourite things about running, it is all encompassing; you do not need to be picked for the team, or even any good at it! If you’re lacing up and getting out that door for 1 mile or 100 […]

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