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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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Half Marathon Training | Week 2 | Diary of an Injured Runner

Monday| Week 2 | Rest Day Heck I have got serious DOMS today after yesterday's 10k. I'm super sad that I've lost so much fitness in a short space of time and I can't say I'm a fan of being part of the not-being-able-to-get-up-because-my-legs-hurt club. Tuesday| Week 2 | Run with Pupper I was feeling… Continue reading Half Marathon Training | Week 2 | Diary of an Injured Runner

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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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Cannock Chase 10k (2017)

The 2017 race saw the 4th Cannock Chase 10k event. Based in the Area of Outstanding Natural beauty of Cannock Chase. No concrete, no traffic; just nature, woodlands and peace. The course is entirely off road. The race starts on a field at Lady Hill Coppice where you'll begin your run through the forest. You'll… Continue reading Cannock Chase 10k (2017)

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Westonbirt House Summer 10k (2017)

The event sees competitors take on a 2 lap course, finishing directly in front of the stunning stately home. The race starts and finishes in front of the house and heads through the school grounds until a right turn onto a quiet country road. At the end of the first and second lap you run through the… Continue reading Westonbirt House Summer 10k (2017)