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The road back to running has changed to ………. January 2018

Technically I should start my first personal blog of 2018 by calling it ‘my running road’ rather than the ‘road back to running. I have been running with the club since November, I did 3 park runs in December, including one on Christmas Day so I should be referring to myself as a runner. January…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING-Festive December running 2017

Wow what a difference a year makes. December 2016 was me just running a mile and thinking that I would never be back but this December has been totally different. This month I went back to the club, I wanted to go back but not on this evening. I knew the rain was coming in,…

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The Road Back to Running-November 2017

This month I have still called this blog post, the road back to running. This is because I need to do a race and then I will feel like I am on the running road. November was a bit of a weird month as it was all over the place. The first half was amazing…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING-Am I back?-October 2017

Well maybe the title of my diary should change to The Running Road because I am running. On Sunday the 29th I completed my couch 2 5 km and it feels amazing. This last run was OK. I didn’t mind though because I had my best run of the 9 weeks, actually of the year…

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TOP 10 Tips for RECOVERING after a run.

Runners plan their runs, the clothes, the route, the training aim, however it is also good to have some kind of plan for your recovery. If you do a few of these things after a run, you will get in to a routine of doing them and they should help you to recover better. Finish…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING-September, the month of firsts.

Well what can I say about September except woop woop woop. However writing this is hard, I found it much easier to write this diary when things are not going well. But I can not do that this month as this month has been great. I guess I find it hard to be positive about…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING: July with a smile?

I feel that I can look back on the month of July with a smile, although it seemed a really long month. July saw me complete my first cycle event since 2007 I want to say. This month I was allowed to start bounding in the park and also it saw the start of couch…

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THE ROAD BACK TO RUNNING: June saw the internal battle

This month has been a battle with myself and having to be honest with myself. Weirdly enough these battles have been fought out whilst riding my bike, once I have enjoyed the scenery, seen the cows and have complained about drivers or pedestrians I then think. I have hit the famous 6-8 week no man’s…

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