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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Just coasting

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  Well, it’s been a little while since Snowdonia and I’ve had time to reflect. Conclusion – I got it wrong. I’ve been harping on about it all year, training and building toward what was supposed to be a great run and satisfying result, only to let myself down.  but the thing I most regret is the way I reacted since the race finished. Every time I’ve been asked about it, I’ve given the same mardy response, listing all that went wrong, as if the errors were excuses for a poor result.  They were a symptom of bad judgement and … Continue reading

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I’m back!

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Last week I managed a run/walk around Dam Flask (3 miles for those of you not in Sheffield) and it was tough. Really tough! I arranged to go for a run round Rother Valley with a friend on Sunday and warned her I’d be slow and probably run/walk. Rother Valley is great for running because it’s flat which in Sheffield is a massive bonus! It also isn’t quite 5k so you have to run past the entrance and do a bit more! Again, it was tough but walking wasn’t an option so I ran the whole thing in 32.47. Not … Continue reading

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Returning to running: paused

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So, my return to running was going well and I was kind of enjoying it and making progress but something wasn’t right. I’m very good at fixing other people but don’t always listen to my own advice. Anyway, that’s changed now and I do! What that meant was that I needed to take a couple of weeks off to tackle my diet and something called candida. Candida doesn’t just go in a couple of weeks of really clean eating ( one week being a green veg cleanse) but you can start to make some big differences to it. However, having … Continue reading

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