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Going long at Ladybower

Despite running for almost 15 years, it’s been over a decade since my last official marathon. Indeed, the 2018 Ladybower Trail Marathon was my first ever off-road attempt at this distance. A venture into the unknown. To attempt this at … Continue reading

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(Not) Keeping up with Kilian!

On the 8th July 2018, history was made in England. The record for the Bob Graham Round, a fell-running challenge in the Lake District comprising 66 miles of rough terrain traversing 42 summits, was emphatically broken. The previous record set … Continue reading

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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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