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Sports Memorabilia – All For A Good Cause!

What has two thumbs and is entered in this year’s Great North Run? I figured that you can’t run such an amazing race without fundraising a little bit for charity so I’ve been asking friends, family and COMPLETE STRANGERS to … Continue reading

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Emma Stepto – Proof That It’s Never Too Late For A Runner To Go Pro

If you watched the London Marathon this weekend your attention was probably flitting between Mo Farah, Kiplagat, and some dude running dressed as a telephone box. However if you watched closely there was a pretty extraordinary story amongst the elite … Continue reading

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Running Legends – Be Inspired

Whether you are a newbie or have been at this a while I think it’s good to take stock of some of the epic runners out there.  Other sports ram their heroes down our throats. Footballers (this statement applies to … Continue reading

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Rules for the Running Streak

Now in general I am not a fan of streaking. I’m talking about the kind where you run everyday, not the kind where you get naked…..unless you’re a REALLY adventurous runner and don’t mind the cold. For those who don’t … 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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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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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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