Category Archives: Marathon training

Liverpool Marathon

This should be the post I tell you all about the event organisation and how the run went -It’ll be a short post then… I backed out in the final few days. The sensible side of me took over and … Continue reading

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26.2 mile run on Sunday anyone?

I must admit when I signed up for the Liverpool marathon back in January and with the year I had planned I thought I’d be ready to smash it. Now in the final week before the event and facing reality … Continue reading

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English Half Marathon

Sunday 18th September saw the 3rd annual half marathon in my birth town of Warrington. This one has been on the radar for me since it was established but this year is the first time I’ve been available to run … Continue reading

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6 weeks until Liverpool Marathon – PANIC!!

Doubt has entered my mind as I write this from my sick bed. I’ve been ill this weekend so again not been able to get out for my long run and I’m falling behind on my training. In the last … Continue reading

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Finding my Running legs again…

I’ve just been looking over my training spread sheet that I keep and it’s been 17 weeks since the London Marathon. During this time my training has all been geared towards short distance and speed and now I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Liverpool Marathon Training

Well the trainers are back out – took me a while to find them having not run now since Liverpool Triathlon 5 week ago and man did I feel it after my first session back! Liverpool Marathon is now only … Continue reading

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Nutrition – Fuel for a marathon

During my training, especially since introducing the longer runs I’ve found out how essential it is to fuel your muscles with Carbohydrates and ensure you have the energy to go the distance. I’ve never looked into it this much before as … Continue reading

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