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Running Hot

The weather forecast says ‘Hot, Hot, Hot’. Today is race day and over the last couple of weeks the weather has been warm, yet in an effort to be ‘sensible’ and to be able to run at your usual training … Continue reading

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Leave it in ‘Park’

  This weekend I re-visited my local Parkrun.  Hillsborough Parkrun. Last time was in 2015, which I find hard to believe. Anyway, I remember that I set off too quickly and almost blew up, so this time I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Putting the ‘Eeek!’ in Peakrunners – By Caroline French

  Caroline French runs for and represents the Accelerate ‘Community’.  As part of Team Accelerate, she not only blogs, but also attends events, group runs and sessions in the Accelerate store.  She’s about to focus on completion of an event … Continue reading

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Just a little Horse

  Big Running Weekend.  Sunday AM.  Accelerate Red Route, led by ATR (Accelerate Trail Runners)’s Jon Osborne and attended by, among others one Angus McKendrick from Silva. Mid run – and Angus sides up to me with a delicate tone.  … Continue reading

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Life gets in the way.

  I’ve recently spent time off my feet, having been injured.  I also then spent time at home looking after poorly girlfriend and two young sons.  More time away from running. Add to this, car trouble, overtime, social calendar, anniversaries … Continue reading

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