Category Archives: tempo run

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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Three speed sessions this week

With the National Cross Country coming soon and then the Inverness Half Marathon two weeks later I wanted to work on my speed this week. I know ‘speed’ is a relative term but for me I’m talking about getting my … 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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Summary of midweek runs

This is my third week of running 5 times a week again and I feel I’ve settled into a good pattern. This week was the first time I was able to get to the club on a Monday night for … Continue reading

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Midweek Runs

I feel I’m back in the groove with my training and I’ve had a good start to the year. Monday – Steady run I had planned to go along to our club Fartlek session but Jo, Jono & Seth we’re … 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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Runs in Inverness over the weekend

Katrina & I had a great few days visiting our family in Inverness. We travelled up on Thursday after work as we both had Friday and Monday off. We looked after our grandson Seth on Friday while Jo & Jono … 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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Key week in my training plan

With my next ultra four weeks away this week and next will be key weeks in my build up to the race. Next Saturday I’m planning a run around the Arrocher Alps route which will give me four Munros. This … Continue reading

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