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2010 Bupa London 10000

I’ve successfully completed the Bupa London 10000 again with this year’s event being just as great as last year’s.  Sure, there wasn’t a personal best for me this year but I had a really great time and a great run.  I ran with a friend who used this as their first (and hopefully not last) […]

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2010 Reading Half Marathon

Although I’m not exactly proud of the finish time, I thought I’d post my splits from the Reading Half Marathon. Here is the route as recorded by my lovely Garmin Forerunner… 13.1 miles of pain.  Actually, as the second half hurt it was more like 6 or 7 miles of pain. Next year my time […]

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Halloween 5 Nite Run

Tonight was my first 5km event and it took place in the dark!  Very very good atmosphere and a very good event.  I recommend it to everyone! For the hour or so before the event there was music which was all halloween themed as well as refreshments.  Your entry fee gets you your race number, […]

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2009 Bupa London 10000

What a great day out.  My wife and I caught the train from Reading at about 07:30 and after a train journey to London and a couple of trips on the Underground we arrived at Green Park which was the assembly area for the event.  We actually arrived in really good time and we had […]

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Woodley 10k and Injury

I almost didn’t run the Woodley 10k today because when we left the house at 10am it was raining quite heavily.  I like running but I was not going to run in the pouring cold rain (I guess I’m a fair weather runner).  I weigh up things like how much I want the medal and how […]

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Undulating v Hills

According to Dictionary.com “undulating” is defined as “to have a wavy form or surface”. Clearly the word undulating is used a bit to loosely when it comes to running events and their descriptions.The Princes Trust 10k which I ran today was described as “undulating”, even by the announcer at the event this morning. They also […]

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