Monthly Archives: September 2013

Play My Who Wants To Be A Millionaire – Running Etiquette Game!

For all the newbies out there who don’t know those pesky unwritten rules of race and road.  The DVLA are seriously thinking of stealing this and charging runners £60 before they can get their road licence so get it while … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Half Marathon – Spot the Difference

A two year old with a felt tip pen and a local council with a half marathon race route? Can you tell which is which? (Yes I know my time was shocking but it was insanely hilly and I got … Continue reading

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Runners! Why You Should Love Your Wobble Board!

Now I’m not exactly a big fan of faddy gadgets. I don’t own a thigh master, I never touched an ab cradle and I HAVE ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY DEFINITELY NEVER OWNED a protein shaker. However there is one gadget I am … Continue reading

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Carb Loading – A Quick Guide

So I’ve got 7 days until my next half marathon……..you know what that means? Yes its the week I get to sit on my arse and eat cake. The sport demands it. Any time anyone in the office looks disapprovingly … Continue reading

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The Science of Cool Downs

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m as dodgy and unprepared as your average runner. My idea of a warm up is lacing up my trainers. After all, it counts as a hamstring stretch, surely?  However there is one thing every … Continue reading

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Shine On Awards!

This is a nice little shout out award to your favourite bloggers. The rules are as follows. The rules for this blog award are simple: 1. Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you. 2. Acknowledge that blogger on your … Continue reading

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The London Marathon Ballot – One Month To Go

In one month’s time runners across the world will be checking their mail for that infamous red sleeved magazine to see if getting up at 5 in the morning to enter the London Marathon Ballot was worth it. Last year … Continue reading

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