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Author Archives: Simon Green

About Simon Green

Ultra and fell running vegetarian. Accelerate supported athlete, aspiring coach, habitual blogger.

18/56 – In Hiding

I wish I had better news, I really do. I don’t want to jump on here every few weeks and recount another tale of woe, another previously uncharted depth I have somehow managed to dive to in this broiling ocean … Continue reading

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Running as Community

Back in 2009 I started a running club, the Porter Valley Plodders. The ‘why’ is a long story for another time. Up until then I had been a fairly solitary soul when it came to training and racing, preferring my … Continue reading

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From Sheffield to Chamonix – Part 2. Kneehab.

Training was going well until the first week of August, where one bad foot plant in the middle of a brilliant session repping Win Hill set me back about four months. The knee problems that have plagued me since the … Continue reading

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From Sheffield to Chamonix – Racing at UTMB’s OCC

CHAMPEX, SWITZERLAND, 30th AUGUST 2013 It is early morning, and I am sat with my wife in a café by the side of a track in a remote Swiss village high in the Alps. Steam gently rises from our coffee, … Continue reading

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Tideswell Fell Race – Adventures in the Anaerobic Zone

  It wasn’t a difficult decision. I want to get back to a weekly speedwork session. Do I head over to the NHS car park and smash out fifteen hill sprints on the tarmac, on my own? Or do we … Continue reading

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