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Writing about running: 100 Runs Later

October 18th, 2016|10 Comments

I’ve always written. When I was young I used to write stories. I had notebooks full of stories and a typewriter I used to bash out scenes on. Then when I left university I started getting paid to write. I […]

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Goal races: knowing when to try again?

October 12th, 2016|2 Comments

If you miss out on your target time at a goal race, after the disappointment has faded the next impulse is to find another race to give it another shot. But when and how you should go about trying again […]

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Great Eastern Run 2016

October 10th, 2016|15 Comments

My mum held out her arms. I stopped running and she gave me a hug.
“I’m ok. It’s just hard.”

I’d stopped running at 7.4 miles into the half marathon. The past 50 minutes had been a mental battle. I’d had lots […]