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Monthly Archives: April 2012

…come again another day!

Posted on by Guest Blogger

  Clocks forward…..Check!  New and exciting range of Spring/Summer 2012 apparel in stock…..Check!  Hosepipe ban firmly in place…..Check!  SO WHAT’S WITH ALL THIS RAIN? Thing is, do we really care?  There’s plenty to like about running in the rain.  It keeps you cool, removes humidity from the atmosphere, and means that you probably don’t need to cart as much drink around with you.  There’s a sense of adventure that comes with powering along through streams of water, or tramping through mud without a care.  It all boils down to having the right kit, and knowing the value of taking the … Continue reading

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Back to winning ways in Wiltshire

Posted on by Team Accelerate

On sunday I raced at the Ashton Duathlon in sunny Wiltshire. This event always attracts a strong field with a good smattering of current and ex GB athletes. We were blessed with a cracking day to race on a course which definitely favoured those who were willing to commit hard early. Super pleased to get the win, particularly after a disappointing British Championships a few weeks before. What a difference a bit of repositioning on the bike can make. Bring on Cambridge Duathlon in two weeks time.

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