Category Archives: GPS

Upping the Tempo

There are many definitions for this type of training. For me, a tempo run is performed at about 85-90% of maximum effort. I do this training in my lunchbreak so there are time constraints. After warming up for the first … Continue reading

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Running Tips (Part Two)

Welcome to part two of advice from the experts. I hope some of these tips prove interesting. I must admit there’s a few that have given me something to think about. 9.Staying Interested “A 40-minute run punctuated with a half-dozen … Continue reading

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Daventry Parkrun No.89

This was to be my last parkrun without GPS assistance, and I found probably the most important reason why: I started too fast. And if you do this, you pay later, and I really did pay later. The third mile … 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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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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