Monthly Archives: July 2013

Don’t Be Fooled By The Asics That I Got, I’m Still Jenny From The Block

My home town is lively to say the least. It’s best known for mass murders and Britain’s fattest man, and more recently, a Channel 4 documentary about unemployment. Not a exactly a breeding ground for runners, and yet we have … Continue reading

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Running: A Team Sport & My Next Half.

So I had one half marathon under my belt and of course I thought I was an expert. Until this race I had no idea of how social runners are, of the structure of our sport and rules of etiquette. … Continue reading

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Running & Bulimia

The entry I’ve been avoiding, the story of how running fits into my recovery from Bulima.  I thought I’d get it out of the way nice and early. Like a plaster over a cut forehead, ripping it off as quickly … Continue reading

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The Curse of the White T- Shirt – Running Swag

I think this simple item of clothing is a good indicator of when a person has crossed the threshold from newbie to fully fledged runner. Its nothing to do with your pb, times, training or even the number of medals … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Enter The WRONG Race! – always read the label

ALWAYS make sure you read up on the race you are entering, knowing the date is also a bonus. So my running partner and I had been training for a couple of weeks for our September half marathon and then … Continue reading

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How Not To Train

So I’d moved, found myself a training partner and signed up for my first half marathon………or so I thought…………….. (more on this later) My training partner was ten years younger than me, a foot taller and athletic. Safe to say … Continue reading

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Things They Don’t Tell The Newbies!

If there are any beginners reading this thinking they wouldn’t mind sticking on a pair of trainers and having a go at this running shenanigans; I feel there are some things you should know about this sport before it gets … Continue reading

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