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A moany start to 2013

It’s January, so like much of the rest of the country, I’m making an extra special effort to be “healthy”. I’m not drinking alcohol, I’m eating well, lots of fruit and vegetables, no more chocolate or mince pies… Except that … Continue reading

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Hibernation mode

On Tuesday morning I was rudely awoken at 5:55am by my phone alarm. Not that I remember it. I switched it off in my sleep, finally waking up at the more sociable hour of 7… On Wednesday morning my alarm … Continue reading

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Virgin London Marathon 2012 Race Report

I don’t even know where to begin. I’m a marathoner! Here’s a quick summary: I ran the 2012 Virgin London Marathon in 4 hours, 44 minutes and 37 seconds. I ran every single step. I didn’t even stop to go … Continue reading

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Marathon week

It’s now officially less than one week until I will finally be running the London Marathon. I feel like a kid counting down the days until I go on holiday. Except that instead of a caravan in France, next week … Continue reading

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The highs and lows of marathon training

12 days, 16 hours, 31 minutes and 26 seconds… 25… 24… 23… 22… well, you get the picture. The marathon is less than two weeks away, and THANK GOD my legs have started to play ball again. My brain, on … Continue reading

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Why haven’t they cured the common cold yet?!

I HAVE A COLD. According to my boyfriend you’d think I was the first person in the history of the world to have had one. In my defence it has been a particularly bad one. It started last Thursday/Friday, with … Continue reading

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Achey achey legs

I’m starting to wonder whether I imagined my sub-2:00 half marathon. Yesterday I ran 13 miles at my planned marathon pace (10 min/mile), which I assumed wouldn’t be too awful, but man I ache today! Not that I didn’t enjoy … Continue reading

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