Monthly Archives: February 2011

Advice for first-time marathon runners

Looking for advice, inspiration or a little reassurance about your forthcoming marathon? I am speaking at two forthcoming FREE events in London. On Thursday 10th March, I’ll be speaking at Runner’s Need in Holborn at 6pm and on Tuesday 15th March … Continue reading

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Marathon wisdom 2011: the long run

One thing that has come up frequently in recent weeks is uncertainty about the ‘long run’. Many budding marathoners have completed a long run every week without fail since December or January. Others are running them all at marathon pace, or … Continue reading

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My first parkrun

Parkrun is a series of weekly 5km time trials open to absolutely anyone (including people running with dogs and buggies). The events (of which there are now more than 50) are free, friendly, well-organised, motivating and best of all, there is … Continue reading

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Running – pure and simple

I have some niggles that are niggling enough to force me to take my own advice and cross-train instead of run, for now. So I thought I’d go out on my road bike, on a 20-mile loop . Ten minutes later, having finally … Continue reading

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Master the Marathon workshop now full

Taken on the marathon and now wondering where to begin? Or maybe you’ve run one before but are keen to improve your time. Learn about structuring your training (what to include, why and when) including determining your all-important marathon pace … Continue reading

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