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About Caroline French

Team Accelerate Scott; by day, marketing manager. Plant powered runner living life and loving the trails

Argh. It was all going so well!

Sunday 17th March, my last long run of training complete! 25 steady miles bagged. Now, let the taper begin! I treated myself to a deep tissue massage Wednesday night. On Thursday morning’s easy run I’m feeling good, listening to birds … Continue reading

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We might be crazy…

Running is a weird old thing. My family and non-running friends think I’m nuts half the time. Often ask me why I bother, why don’t I just enjoy chilled Sundays…sound familiar? I set myself a challenge last year and with … Continue reading

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run-itude!

On Saturday I turned 50. Okay, a parkrun birthday and not actually 50, but still a great milestone. I celebrated with lovely running chums at Bakewell parkrun and it was fab. Not so long ago, parkrun for me was a … Continue reading

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reflecting, learning, achieving….

Out on my long run yesterday, I found myself reflecting. This time last year it looked like running distances over half marathons runs were no longer an option, but after a month or two of drastically reduced mileage, I was … Continue reading

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(Don’t) know your limits! Go for it!!!

So, I’m an experienced runner. I’ve been running for about 10 years now, and with 5 marathons under my belt, I should be pretty confident. Should! My running was initially road, hardcore training watching pace per mile and pounding the … Continue reading

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