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Glastonbury Round the Tor 10k (2017)

The race starts on Street Road and heads towards the Town Centre. At the top of the High Street, the route turns left and proceeds along Wells Road, sweeping past the cemetery. At the 3k point, the course turns right passing the hospital and left onto the lane that loops the back of the Tor.… Continue reading Glastonbury Round the Tor 10k (2017)

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8 Race Day Hacks

It's race day, you've done the training, but gosh what do you need to know when you're running your first race? Here are a few race day hacks to help you put your best foot forward, and again, and again etc and then whoop you're crossing the finish line happy and smiling! 1. Don't wear… Continue reading 8 Race Day Hacks

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Clock Change Challenge (2017)

This course is fast and flat, perfect for a PB with an out and back route along quiet country lanes. About the race When: - Sunday 29 October 2017 @ 11.00am Where: - Calne Leisure Centre, White Horse Way, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0SP Cost: - £15.00 unattached Organisers website: - www.riderhq.com Race Facts The Calne story begins AD 978… Continue reading Clock Change Challenge (2017)

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Half Marathon Training | Week 3 | Diary of an Injured Runner

Monday | Week 3 | Rest Day Really enjoyed this rest day today, my legs weren't feeling great after yesterday's run. Spent some time with the pup snuggled on the sofa. Tuesday| Week 3 | Interval Training 3 Miles Today I hate running! I decided I needed to up the training a bit as I've… Continue reading Half Marathon Training | Week 3 | Diary of an Injured Runner

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Bristol 10k (2017)

Starting on Anchor Road near Millennium Square and Bristol Cathedral, it runs parallel to the historic Bristol Harbour before continuing along Avon Gorge and taking in the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge. The return route takes in Spike Island and the Cumberland Basin before passing the soaring Gothic St. Mary Redcliffe, finishing on Anchor Road. About… Continue reading Bristol 10k (2017)

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Longleat 10k (2018)

The race starts on Lodge Drive facing the imposing Longleat House and then takes a left and left again through High Woods where there is a 1km climb to Horningsham Village, returning down Lodge Drive to the start. The 2nd loop goes past Longleat House passing the caravan park before taking a left and a… Continue reading Longleat 10k (2018)

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31 Tips for Running Beginners

If you're new to running, here's 31 tips to help get you started 1. Get the right running shoes Having the right running shoes can make all the difference to your running. Get your gait analysed in a running shop (trust me it's not as scary as you imagine) and they will recommend the best… Continue reading 31 Tips for Running Beginners

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Half Marathon Training | Week 1 | Diary of an Injured Runner

Monday| Week 1 | Easy Run Back to it! I haven't run a race for over 2 months and have only gone out once or twice since then due to the flu. Plan was do 1 mile, which led to 2 and then 3 so I exceeded my target but this easy run wasn't easy!… Continue reading Half Marathon Training | Week 1 | Diary of an Injured Runner

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Magor 10k (2017)

Probably the flattest and fastest 10k in Wales. The course is all on scenic country lanes. About the race **Entries are open on 1st February for 28 July 2018 race** When: - Saturday 29 July @ 10.00am Where: - Undy Church & Community Hall, Church Road, Undy, NP26 3EN Cost: - £12.00 unattached Organisers website: -… Continue reading Magor 10k (2017)

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My Race Day Essentials

Congratulations! You've signed up for a race (in my case yet another race, groan), you've been training hard and you're well on your way to smashing your PB. But what in the heck do you need to make sure you're fully prepared for the big day? Here are my personal race essentials whether I'm running a… Continue reading My Race Day Essentials