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Yasso 800s. Say what?

I used to hate them, now I love them. No, not hill repeats, I still hate those, I’m talking about intervals. For a couple of years I have been doing one intervals session a week, usually 5 x 1km with a minute walking break…

Thursday, 11 February 2016
marathon running

Halfway from tortoise to hare

After I ran Paris and Milton Keynes marathons last year and then decided to take a break from that distance, I thought come next spring I would struggle seeing everyone else train for their marathons. I thought I’d regret my decision. I thought I’d…

Thursday, 16 April 2015
marathon running

Marathon training: Week 2 of the 4 weeks in between

The week after Paris marathon I ran a total of 6.75km. I wasn’t sore but we stayed in Paris and walking around with kids every day was exhausting (and time-consuming) enough. Last week, however, was a regular marathon training week – I am after…

Thursday, 24 April 2014