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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
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Marathon training – Week 11: A new 10k race PB!!!

The weather this week has been AMAZING. Everything in London is in full bloom and running in shorts and t-shirts is so freaking nice. I started the week’s running with the long run on Wednesday as usual. After getting lost on Richmond Park a…

Sunday, 16 March 2014
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Marathon training – Week 10: Only 4 weeks to go!

  Yes, there are only 4 weeks until my first marathon of the year (and 8 weeks until my second and last one). I’m slightly surprised but very happy that I have gotten this far without any injuries and issues. Especially considering how much…

Monday, 10 March 2014
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Long runs – What have they taught me?

  This is only the second time that I’m training for a marathon but with an additional year of running under my belt and a full year of Crossfit, long runs are definitely easier this time around than they were last year. Last year…

Thursday, 6 March 2014