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A new running retreat with Sam Murphy

21st-24th September 2018 Come and run with us* in the beautiful environs of Camber Sands and Rye in East Sussex. Our base for this three-night autumn running retreat is the luxurious Loma Beach House, just steps from the beach where … Continue reading

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How my three 2013 challenges went

At the beginning of 2013, I set myself three physical challenges. 1. To run the Zermatt Marathon in July. 2. To complete my first Half Ironman in August and 3. To tackle a 12-hr cycling time trial in September. Last … Continue reading

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Make mine a half – my debut half ironman race

At 7.35am yesterday morning, I waded into a lake on the outskirts of Ashford, Kent, to embark on my first ever half ironman distance triathlon, The Owler. Five hours, 58 minutes, 9 energy gels, 2 litres of sports drink and … Continue reading

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Listen to your body – what it really means

Listen to your body. A phrase that was probably first uttered in a running context by someone smart, like George Sheehan, but has been rendered meaningless by repetition and lack of understanding. A session last week with one of my … Continue reading

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Correct Toes in the UK

If you have spent much of your adult life wearing shoes, it’s unlikely that your feet are as strong and mobile as they were designed to be.  Perhaps your toes are all scrunched together… or you can’t make your little … Continue reading

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