August 2012: “Are you mental? I’ll never do a tri, sometimes I have difficulty putting one foot in front of the other to get this running malarkey right.” October 2013: “You’re signing up for another tri!!! Best of luck but it’s definitely not for me.” The above are actual conversations I had with a friend […]
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Signs you’re addicted to running. 29 signs that you’re addicted to running – courtesy of the blog The Numberz Runner.
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Every January I find myself with the same dilemma….to gym or not to gym? That is the question. The answer tends to lean to not to gym. Usually the first four weeks of any year the gym is full of people with the best intentions. Classes are packed, there are no machines free and the […]
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Today (Sunday 19th January 2014) I ran the Carlisle Resolution 10k which was hosted by Sport In Action. I started the day with really bad guts (Was it something I ate? Probably. My fridge/freezer is on the blink and I’m not overly trusting of the food we have in there at the moment) and it […]
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Whenever anyone takes up a new hobby they can quickly bore their family and friends to tears by constantly droning on about said new hobby. What you need to do is find friends who share your hobby and who can be that outlet that family and friends, who are not that way inclined, cannot be. […]
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These are the events I am currently planning to run in or have already booked (there may be additions or deletions depending on circumstances throughout the year):
Carlisle Resolution Run 10k – Sunday 19th January
Barcelona Half Marathon – Sunday 16th February
Blackpool Half Marathon – Sunday 23rd February
Lancaster Three Bridges 10k – Sunday 6th April
Adidas Thunder Run (24 hour relay race) – Saturday 26th July to Sunday 27th July
Spartan Run – Sunday 31st August
Warrington Half – Sunday 21st September
Chester Marathon – Sunday 5th October
Carlisle to Brampton 10 Miler – November
Langdale Xmas Pudding 10k – December
If you are heading to any of these events I’d love to hear from you.
Dream, believe, train, achieve.
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So I may or may not be retreading familiar routes this year… Who am I kidding…I definitely am retreading familiar routes. I’ve just booked the hotels for The English Half in Warrington and The Chester Marathon in Chester (obviously). As well as that I’m definitely trying to get to the 3 Bridges 10k in Lancaster […]
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