Category Archives: Fartlek

Summary of runs this week

Monday – Club Fartlek Session I was keen to do the club session but I was conscious that I had done almost 30 miles over the weekend so decided to run with our friend Tracey which hopefully would help her … Continue reading

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A week of speed sessions

Another solid week of workouts aiming to help me to run faster in preparation for the Inverness Marathon which is just over a week away on Sunday 12th March. Monday – Club Fartlek session There were only 6 of us … Continue reading

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Encouraging Runs this week

This is my fourth week of more serious training and I felt the benefits of consistent running in my three runs so far.  My plan for January was to have four weeks of running 5 times a week with longer … Continue reading

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Ben Lomond Loop

This week I’ve had four good runs finishing with a great run around Ben Lomond. Monday – Club Fartlek Session There was a good group for our Monday night session which was 10 x 3mins with 90 sec recovery. I … Continue reading

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Midweek runs

With the Wooler Marathon coming up soon I wanted to have an easier week after Monday night’s Club Fartlek session. Monday – Club Fartlek Run The session this week was a ladder of 1min, 2min, 3min, 4min, 5min, 5min, 4min, … Continue reading

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Midweek runs

I was keen to have a solid week of training this week with the Wooler Marathon coming up in a couple of weeks. Monday – Club Fartlek Session I could feel my legs from Sunday’s hilly run with Richie but … Continue reading

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Midweek runs

After an invitation from one of the Race Directors Garry Scott and encouragement from friends Andy Cole and Ian Beattie I have entered the Trail Outlaws Wooler Marathon on Sunday 20th November. Katrina has entered the Half Marathon. So I … Continue reading

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Training Plan for Lakes in a Day

With only four weeks between the Brecon Beacons 10 peaks and my final ultra of the year ‘Lakes in a Day’ I knew I needed to get running fairly soon. So last week I ran three times Wednesday, Friday and … Continue reading

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Double Ben Lomond Run

I wanted to do one more quality week of training cumulating in a double Ben Lomond run on Saturday. Then I have a two week taper building up to the Brecon Beacons 10 peaks on Saturday 10th September. Monday – … Continue reading

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Fartlek, Ben Lomond and Tempo

Another key week in my build up to the Brecon Beacons 10 peaks race. Three different session this week … Monday – Club Fartlek session We had a better turn out this week including a new runner who is keen … Continue reading

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