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Real barefoot running

Just run with completely naked feet! I posted last Sunday on how I had just g...
bearpadiGraduate

Week 7 Run 1: "Now that I am 'officially' a runner..."

Got back home to Oxford today, after two weeks of working in Japan. My last run...
IronMattGraduate

Made it to week 6 - can't believe it!

I have been working through the programme since July when, after a difficult few...
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Advice on where to slot back in to the plan

Teachnically I should have graduated this week however I've been on holiday and ...
ca66ie99Graduate

Got there ...finally

Finished W9-3 - finally.... Last 3 runs have taken me 3 weeks due to a mass of o...

Recommended reading?

I've just started reading 'The Art of Running Faster' by Julian Goater and Don M...
tygfuzGraduate

Week 5 Run 1

Amazingly I completed this run a lot easier than Week 4 Run 3. I felt really gr...
JHunt2Graduate

Back after 2 weeks

After my bout of mastitis I woke this morning knowing that if I didn't get off m...

Body and mind not engaging.....

Week 8, run 1, - only managed about 13 minutes, before legs felt like lead and c...

Week4 Run 2 and 3

I did my W4 run 2 in another route and felt good.Did run 3 in the same route and...
juciojGraduate

Miss Bean#2's First Triathlon

Spurred on by her recent graduation Miss Bean#2 did her first junior triathlon t...
RunnerBeanGraduate

A long run home, plus some loopy loops! 11 miles.

After last week's disappointing 7.2 miler, where I struggled just around my usua...
CaroleCGraduate

Finished wk3!

Sooooo pleased with myself, I'm a third of the way through !!!!! I know that th...
JemimatooGraduate

Feet and shoes working against me!!

W7 and I just don't seem to be able to break the 25 minute run .I can run up to ...
7ermintrudeGraduate

Pembrey 10 mile multi terrain 25/11/12 anyone?

Hiya Wondered if anyone else fancied this challenge? http://www.sospanroad...
Deryn61Graduate

Buoyed by success of Wk5 R3, I went straight into Wk6 with no rest day...

I really have amazed myself in the last couple of days. So far so good, no aches...
chusan51Graduate

Feeling sorry for myself

Gorgeous, mild last day in September, leaves are changing colour, sunny skies an...

P184

Been on holiday to Lanzarote, gosh it was so hot :-) , thankfully we had a poo...
Pat184Graduate

How do I know if to use a heat pack or an ice pack?

I got a kool pak at Sports Direct for sports injuries which can be used warm or ...
SBG356Graduate

Anyone tried the Sweatshop beginners running club?

Toying with the idea of going along on the Windsor Sweatshop running club (up to...
SkandiaGraduate

It was the best of runs, it was the worst of runs... W8R3 done!

After postponing my run yesterday (head cold), I thought that I had better just ...
canuckgirlGraduate

W8R3 - Endomondo; what a dirty trick to play! I'm telling Laura!

Today I worked out a route on gb mapometer which would come to 3.18 miles. It wa...
PelephantGraduate

W6R3 complete: a 'real runner' now!?

Oh yes! It's getting better still. I wasn't sure what really to expect when I s...
jandaGraduate

Pain in right hip still, should I run or rest some more???

I still have a slight pain in my right hip, normally I would just run through so...
OldgirlGraduate

I seem to be going backwards! Advise please...

I am on week 2 and my progress isn't going so well. :( week 1 went great altho...

Man Flu' - 6 k - Air Guitar

It's the end of September and as usual my first bout of Man Flu' has struck! Now...

Week 9, Run 3 - done!!!!!

Yay, I'm so excited this morning. After hurting my ankle at the beginning of the...
carolinewGraduate

5x50 Day 22

Hmm, knee feels ok, ankle isn't too bad and I did 16K on the bike at the gym. ...
George42Graduate

Compression clothing?

I was just looking at the link that Saublegirl posted about the Aldi stuff (I wi...
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WK2 COMPLETED...

Yeah Ive done it - eventually LOL wk2 is now completed . I was hoping to write t...