Category Archives: Injury

The run you shouldn’t do

They say “you’ll never regret a run you do, only a run you don’t do”, but I’d like to disagree. There are more that a couple of runs that I have regretted during my time. I’m sure any runner will … Continue reading

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It was all going so well, until it wasn’t

Two months post-marathon and how’s it going? Well, I’m sitting in front of the TV with my legs up, icing my knee. Oh yes, we’ve been here before… It’s now just under 18 weeks until the Preston Marathon. I’d planned … Continue reading

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On resting…

It is now one month until the London Marathon – a fact hammered home to me yesterday when my marathon race pack and latest Marathon News magazine dropped through my door. Half of me thought “woohoo, I have a place! … Continue reading

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Finding the positive in injury

Today I could write about the 7 mile steady run that I missed tonight due to my pulled hamstring. I could moan and moan about how injury sucks. And I could go into excruciating detail about all the things that have been … Continue reading

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Run-ch break fail

Today I attempted my first ever lunchtime run, or “run-ch break” if you will. It was a disaster. My right hamstring has been giving me a bit of grief ever since Saturday’s long run, but I had just put it … Continue reading

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18 miles is a long way

I ran 18 miles! And I’m kind of proud of myself. That was my longest run to date, and it technically means I could now run a marathon, although I am planning to get up to 20 miles in training, … Continue reading

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Back on Track(ish)

As the title would suggest I’m now back on track with my training, which is fantastic, but I’m still nervous – my injury, although much much better than it was, is still lurking around and worrying me. I managed a … Continue reading

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