Monthly Archives: June 2016

My Training Week

Thought it would be a good idea to post my training on a typical week. I’m also interested in what you do? I speak to other runners all the time at parkrun events, and it’s nice to hear how they … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No. 87

2016 pb! I’m absolutely delighted to run my fastest time this year, and only 4 seconds off my best parkrun time to date. It also represented an improvement of 47 seconds on my previous best this year. As pleased as … Continue reading

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Run a Faster 5K

I found an interview with renowned coach Andrew Kastor on improving your best time for 5K. Below are some of his suggestions. I’ve also added my own personal view based on experience. Add Speedwork: If you want to run a … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No. 86

I was back at my local Parkrun on Saturday with other family members. I volunteered to run around with my niece, who is 9 years old, as I thought it was my turn. There was a bit of added pressure … Continue reading

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Holkham Parkrun No. 25

Spent a long weekend on the east coast which gave me the opportunity to drop in at the Holkham event. A big thank you to the organisers and fellow parkrunner’s I met on the day. The setting couldn’t be more picturesque. … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No. 84

Conditions were near perfect. I was running late (no pun intended) and barely had time to warm up before taking my place on the start line. Daventry is well supported of late. There were roughly 220 runners lined up around … Continue reading

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