Tag Archives: Training

Daventry Parkrun No.127

So I ran a time which was in line with performances this year, but it felt so much harder. In fact, I’ve run quite a bit faster and not felt so bad at the finish. Although you can sometimes explain … Continue reading

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Staying on Purple Ground

So you toil away for months without any sign of improvement and then all of sudden make a breakthrough. Every training session takes on new meaning. Intervals get faster – on tempo runs your feet barely touch the ground – … Continue reading

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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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Easy Run

In a recent post, ‘My Training Week’, you may have seen that on a typical week, I include a long run and a steady run. For me, these should be run at an easy pace for the following reasons: Running … Continue reading

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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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