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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Send in the Clownes

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  A pessimist is never disappointed. I didn’t really want to do the Clowne Half Marathon, in fact I was desperate for an excuse.  I’d double checked that my Brother was taking part, secretly planning to bail if he was giving it a miss.  He was definitely up for it.  I refreshed the Clowne Runners website until it was time to set off, but no sign of cancellation.  It was raining sideways and the pot plants in the back yard were thrashing back and forth like there was a hurricane. Perfect then. Re: Brother.  He took up running a few … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a (reluctant) Half Marathon Runner.

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  In anticipation of what will be my first attempt at the Clowne Half Marathon this Sunday(25th Nov), and in light of the fact I’ve spent the entire year training for very slow runs that last all day – here’s a summation of this year’s Sheffield Half – from my point of view at the time.  With any luck, there’ll be a little improvement this time around, but generally speaking – I feel like it’s School photo day and I’ve been forced into one of ‘those’ jumpers.  “I don’t want to go!” Race report to follow….

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