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Taking the pressure off

I’ll start by apologizing for not having blogged this year. I can’t believe that it is already May! Not blogging of course doesn’t mean that I haven’t been running or racing. In fact I already have three races under my … Continue reading

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This year’s tally so far

I have been a bit slack in keeping up with my blog for the last few months.  That doesn’t mean that I have stopped running though.  In fact the opposite is true.  I have actually achieved quite a few goals … Continue reading

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The sad consequences of running through the pain

As I’ve mentioned in a few of my posts, I’ve been getting a bit of pain in my knee during long runs. This has now progressed to foot pain on shorter runs. I’m a great one for ignoring things until … Continue reading

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The recovery is over so on to the next challenge

It appears that I am still, sadly, a little naive about this new relationship in my life called running. After finishing the half-marathon on Saturday evening, I found myself floored on Monday with a cold and fever. Naively (or stupidly!) … Continue reading

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I made it! First half-marathon done and dusted

Yesterday was the day I found out whether the last two month’s of training had paid off as I lined up in the rain for the ’33rd Annual Greifensee Half-Marathon’ in Uster, Switzerland. What I love most about running and … Continue reading

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Foods that are good for running

A really useful list that luckily includes some of my favourite foods. Pity that chocolate doesn’t make the cut though…

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Have you warmed-up?

I am one of those people that is a little afraid of warming up before I run. There’s such a fine line between warming up your muscles and accidentally pulling one that worries me. I’ve been combating this problem but doing … Continue reading

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