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Running 101: Smaller steps = increased speed

It’s September. The kids have gone back to school and my brain is on the wavelength of learning.  When it comes to running I’ve specifically learned a lot about speeding up in the last year. I think everyone who’s been running for a little…

Friday, 5 September 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
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Recovery runs – yes or no?

Now that marathon training is in full swing again and my long runs have reached 30km, I am religious about recovery runs on the days after. I used to think that recovery runs help your legs to recover from the hard session, that they…

Saturday, 1 March 2014