Category Archives: Lessons learnt

Lessons learnt from the Hardmoors 55 Race

I was pleased with how good my legs felt yesterday and so today decided to go for an easy 3mile run. I had to escort some children to a sport club so could incorporate a run as well. So I … Continue reading

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Saturday: Recovery Run & Lessons learnt

Time: 4.15pm Route: Paisley Canal Distance: 5.25miles Time Run: 40mins 04secs (average pace 7.39) Details I thought about doing this run this morning before my swimming lessons but it was our works Christmas Meal last night and I didn’t get … Continue reading

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Hardmoors 110 Race – lessons learnt

I always like to look back on my ultra races and write down a few things that I’ve learnt. This helps me in the future and if it helps anyone else then that’s a bonus! So a week on from … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from ‘epic’ training run

I like to write down what I’ve learnt from my training runs and races as it hopefully may help others but also is great for me to look back on in the future and make sure I don’t keep repeating … Continue reading

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Devil o’ the Highlands Race Results & Reflections

One of the things I like to do after a race is to reflect on how I did and what I can learn. I find it helps to look at the results and see where I lost/made time on those … Continue reading

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Wednesday: Club Run & Lessons learnt from Saturday

Time: 7.10pm Route: Cycle Track Distance: 6.22miles Time Run: 51mins 24secs (8.16 pace) Details Tonight an other easy run with Chris, Neal amd Stevie. I ran with Neal for the most of the way and it was great to hear … Continue reading

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Easy Run on Brodie Park plus lessons learnt from Dr Jones

Time: 12.10pm Route: Brodie Park Run Distance: 5.50miles Time Run: 45mins 08secs (average pace – 8.12) With Sunday’s long run in mind I set off and ran nice and easy round Brodie Park. The ground was nice and firm after … Continue reading

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Ten Lessons I’ve learnt ….

I came across a little series on the bbc sport web site last week entitled ‘Ten Lessons I have learnt.’ Here is what it said …The very best sports stars are forced through physical and mental tests that would give … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt from the Highland Fling

One of the reasons for running the Highland Fling was to learn as much as I could for the main whw race which is now less than 8 weeks away. So having set this blog up to record my thoughts … Continue reading

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