IAAF World Athletic Championships, Local Running Events, North East of England, Running, Topical Blogs

Three Fitness Annoyances

Three things. Three annoying things.

I get it, fitness is a stress relief, a lifestyle or something to do when work is not involved. But I’ve been around the block, for over ten years ( a bit of a long walk, I know) and I’ve come to realise that some, not all, things that annoy the living days out of me and I’m about to go through three. Continue reading “Three Fitness Annoyances”

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My Great North Run 2017

It’s been and gone. One of the most iconic races on my running calendar has, again, been ticked off my list as I have completed my THIRD Simplyhealth Great North Run.

It’s all be highs throughout my training block and I’ve never felt stronger than I did over 11 miles –  the two and bit HURT. Continue reading “My Great North Run 2017”

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Running Blind – My Greatest Challenge

On Saturday morning, I awoke with a tinge of nerves, excitement and emotion.

I’ve been building towards this moment and, although it would only be 5K, it would be my greatest challenge I’d be facing. Continue reading “Running Blind – My Greatest Challenge”

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Five races down, one to go…

That’s it. It’s done. All I can do now is wait.

Sunday marked the final race in my training calendar before the Great North Run, I’ve never felt so ready for this half marathon. Continue reading “Five races down, one to go…”

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Reviewing My Blaydon Race

It’s almost been a week since the magical Blaydon Races arrived and I’m still buzzing from my performance. 

Running so close to sub-40 has been the barrier I wanted to break since my first run out in 2015, I may have to wait another year, but the desire and hunger remains. Continue reading “Reviewing My Blaydon Race”