Punishing – w.e 29/03/15

After a solid week last week I was able to build on it this week with the main aim of getting in a long run at marathon pace.

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Solid week – w.e 22/3/15

Knee is still a little delicate when warming up but it’s definitely improving and a decent and varied week under the belt for the first time in a while.

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Back to it a bit – w.e 15/3/15

Finally the knee pain seems to be easing a little and for the first time in a while I actually met my modest 50mpw target without the aid of big long run.

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Ian Roberts Fell Race Report

A nice change of scenery race wise, despite it being just down the road I’ve never done the Ian Roberts Fell Race so figured for a fiver and it counting on the Meltham AC club fell championships I’d give it a go.

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Rest and a race – w.e 8/3/15

Knee was incredibly sore this week following the Grizzly so pretty much all rest with a local race on the Sunday.

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The Grizzly Race 2015 – Dash to Delerium

A year seems to have flown by since I wrote about the Grizzly 2014 race being the hardest race I’ve run but here we are looking back on another great weekend racing along the cliffs and through the countryside and bogs of Devon.

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No mojo but a great Grizzly race – w.e 1/3/15

Finished the week with a race I really enjoyed and felt went well at The Grizzly, beyond that not much else to report beyond continued injury issues.

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Injured w.e 22/2/15

I had grand plans of a big 70+ week here but the calf and knee niggles that have been troubling me put an end to that.

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Big week w.e 15/2/15

One of the two big weeks done leading to the Grizzly.

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Tempos and ridiculously early starts w.e 8/2/15

As the first proper A-Race of the year looms on the 1st of March (The 20 mile Grizzly), I’m focused on quality and recovery as much as possible.

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Dewsbury 10k PB – 2015 race report

Dewsbury 10k is a perfect PB race if you’re chasing speed, it’s got a large and fast field and it’s a straight and flat out and back with only a slight bit of elevation so I wanted to do well and knock a chunk off my last 10k (37:50) more than a year ago.

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PB time – w.e 1/2/15

Took it fairly easy this week as I had Dewsbery 10k on Sunday and I wanted to really push hard to get a PB.

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Brutal long runs – w.e 25/1/2015

In yet another week disrupted by snow, I did manage to get the first hard effort long run in my plan done and by god it hurt.

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Disrupted by the Spine Race w.e 18/1/15

I knew this week would be tough, Ally was away for the week working at The Spine Race so training would be tricky as I was solo parenting and we were having a new bathroom fitted.

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Tempo tempo tempo w.e 11/1/15

Tempo sessions began in earnest this week and while hard work I’m enjoying it.

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