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Weekly Training 2020 – #31

What a week it’s been here in the UK with extreme weather patterns and changes to our current lockdown. We started the week very wet and windy, then come Thursday and Friday we had sunny clear skies. The weather did affected my week of training, as it definitely affected my motivation to get out there.… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #31

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Running Review: ASICS Gel Cumulus 21

I recently alluded to a risky plan that embarked on just before running 100km in a week, whereby I bought a pair of new shoes just 3 days before the start of the challenge. Quite honestly I didn’t think it would go too well but I thought it would be better than feeling my On… Continue reading Running Review: ASICS Gel Cumulus 21

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Weekly Training 2020 – #30

Another week comes to an end and so to does a week of training. It may be over half way through the year, but it’s not too late in the year for me to start a new weekly blog series (I hope)! This week was the first week of my Summer Speed Training, where I’m… Continue reading Weekly Training 2020 – #30

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Where to Run in Bristol

Running in a city can be quite overwhelming, especially if you’re just visiting or have recently moved in. I’ve now been running around Bristol for about two years now, and am still discovering great places to run in the city. Here is a little whistle-stop tour of all those places, they’ll be in no particular… Continue reading Where to Run in Bristol

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Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones

2020 has seen change to a lot of things within our daily lives. One of those changes has been that many races are now virtual. One of the races that usually takes place close to me in Somerset is Race To The Stones, this is potentially the first ultramarathon that I ever heard of. With… Continue reading Running Event: Virtual Race To The Stones

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Run Training: What’s your new goal?

We’re half way through the year, and you may or may not have found yourself getting on with the running goals you set yourself in January. Things starting to look a little bit better in terms of the COVID situation, and I’m sure many, like me, are trying to think through what they want to… Continue reading Run Training: What’s your new goal?

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What to listen to whilst running

Everyone has a preference about how they run. Some will prefer the silence of running without music, or conversations, others though will find it more motivating having something else to engage with as you run.When I first started running about 4 years ago I would run along to music, but within the last year or… Continue reading What to listen to whilst running

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Running Review: On CloudFlow

I recently spoke about what to look for in a shoe as I was on the hunt for a new pair of shoes. After writing the post and having a little look at various different running websites and comparing the prices etc. I went with a pair of On CloudFlow shoes. Here’s what I’ve been… Continue reading Running Review: On CloudFlow

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Run Training: Hot Weather Runs

The weather in the UK has been unusually warm recently and, with it getting towards summer in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s likely to stay. I am not one for running in warm weather, I find it so uncomfortable. There’s probably a lot more runners like me out there so I thought I would share a… Continue reading Run Training: Hot Weather Runs

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Training Talk: Hill Reps

If you've done a bit of running you may have noticed that hills can be quite hard. Most advice for getting better at running up hills is to run up hills. This can take many forms, it may be choosing a hilly route to run regularly, or doing hill reps. For this most I'm going… Continue reading Training Talk: Hill Reps