mental toughness

Yeovil Half Marathon-Race Report

Immortal Sport’s Yeovil Half Marathon Sunday 31st March 2019 9am-Yeovil, Somerset   My strategy for this race was to enjoy it, get the miles in my legs, practice the mental side if it got tough and practice my fueling for the London Marathon. I just really wanted to completely enjoy this race, put the demons…

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Plym Trail Merry Christmas half marathon- Race Report

Plym Trail half marathon 0930 16th December 2018 I wanted to end the year by doing a half marathon, even if I treated as a training run rather than racing it so I managed to get a last-minute place for this half just outside Plymouth. Plym trail half is organised by first and last running…

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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 Winter Running

Autumn is here and I am afraid that this means that winter is around the corner. Currently it is still mild and I find that I am hot running in a t shirt. How ever I am writing this blog in anticipation that we might get an old fashioned cold dry winter rather than a…

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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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