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Darker mornings. It's a struggle.

The mornings are getting darker and many find it harder to get up in the morning.   I find it hard.   Of course, it's so easy to hit snooze and just cuddle back up under the duvet. It's warm. It's comfortable.

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When you feel like you've failed

I didn't have a great run yesterday which was my last long run before my marathon on the 30th. I took a bit of a wobble just after 10 miles but plodded on for another 4 1/2 or so. I just didn't feel right, I was all tense and not breathing how I would like to. It was a real struggle.

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Jeffing a Half Marathon

One of our most popular blog posts is all about jeffing and is it ok to run / walk / run? I mentioned in that post that I did a half marathon (3 now to date) this way and I thought I would write a little more about it. So if you are thinking about a half marathon and wonder how you could jeff your way around, here are some tips that could help you smash that half marathon.

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Are virtual run medals just 7th place trophies?

Over the past few months, I've heard some negativity about virtual challenges and medals, from "oh it's just a fad", "it's a con", "a waste of time", "medals for nothing" Yes! I've been told the last one directly at a running event we attended. Yes, a running event where every finisher gets a medal?! But let's have a think about this, are medals from virtual challenges and runs really just 7th placed trophies?

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Tarmac & Trails - coming soon...

In August, we will be launching Tarmac & Trails, a show dedicated to those that like to get out there are tackle the trails or prefer the open road. Or those that like them both in equal measure... Many of you will know that we have been doing a live update show over in our Facebook group every Sunday this year (we are at 30 weeks as we write this) and we decided last week to take it up a little notch. New Live Show So, we have decided to launch a live show that will be broadcast on Facebook once a week and will also be available on YouTube and as a Podcast soon after we go live. We...

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