Marathon training tips

top 5 2017 races

With less than 6 weeks until the Barcelona marathon I’m now deep in my marathon training. This basically means my Sundays involve doing a really long run then spending the rest of the day eating and sleeping. I think most marathon runners would agree that a marathon isn’t just about the 26.2 miles you do […]

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Freethorpe 10: my first race of 2018

Freethorpe 10 2018

I really wanted to do my first race of 2018 in January, so when I saw that the Freethorpe 10 would take place at the end of the month I quickly signed up. The Freethorpe 10 is a 10 mile race with a route that takes runners through the Norfolk countryside. It’s not a flat […]

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Tips on how to food plan and prep

tips on how to meal plan and prep

If you follow me on Instagram you will know that over the last few weeks I’ve been really focusing on nutrition. Although I didn’t eat badly before, I always felt that I wasn’t eating what I should be to achieve my running and Crossfit goals and have been wanting to learn more about nutrition for […]

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Dealing with missing a vital long run

dealing with missing a vital long run

My running aim today was to complete 15 miles, which I had carefully set out in my training plan – 2 miles added on from last week and setting me up for 18 miles next weekend. If you follow my Instagram you will know that I didn’t run the 15 miles, instead I just managed […]

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Why you should run a race this year

why you should run a race this year

Today my race number came for my first race of 2018! I’m so excited to be racing again after taking December off and can’t wait to run my first race of this year. If you’re new to running or have been running for years, but have never signed up for a race, it is something […]

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Staying healthy during winter

staying healthy during winter

Winter is a difficult season to maintain a healthy lifestyle. First there’s Christmas, bringing with it lots of great, but unhealthy, food and drink; and then there’s New Year where for many of us our resolutions to eat healthily and join dry January barely last a week. January especially is a long month – it’s […]

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My favourite races of 2017

top 5 2017 races

This week I signed up for what will be my first race of 2018 – the Freethorpe 10 which takes place at the end of this month. I ran it for the first time last year and I really enjoyed it. Signing up for this race got me thinking about all the races I did […]

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