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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Greek Lightning!

  This weekend has been another amazing adventure, and something of a novelty for me.  I took part (along with colleagues from the shop) in the ‘12 labours of Hercules‘, an event organised by Beyond Marathon.  From a central location … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter…

So you buy yourself a nice new shinny GPS watch and heart rate monitor.  OK, so the GPS is useful as you can see how far and fast you have run. The next day you go out and try to … Continue reading

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The worm has turned.

  Progress this week, as I raced 10k for the first time in perhaps over a year, maybe even longer.  The result was a little bitter sweet. I’ve trained and trained this year, already having achieved a PB in the … Continue reading

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How hard should I run?

  Disclaimer:  This piece has been put together by Adela Carter.  All scientific merit, substance or credibility is purely coincidental.  No Houghboy brain cells were harmed during the writing of this blog: What type of runner am I? It’s probably … Continue reading

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..and in at No 1, it’s Ultimate Direction with…

  Hello peeps. Just had the time of my life out in the hills this weekend, running with my new Ultimate Direction, Scott Jurek pack.  Basically a fitted pack with front mounted bottles, much like the Salomon SLAB packs, but … Continue reading

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