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Swapping Corporate Life for the world of Coaching.

July 4th 2019, Independence Day and my American boss phoned to say my corporate role was being made redundant. Was I sad? No I was dancing on the desk and filled with excitement and a sense of adventure and up … Continue reading

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How I completed an Ironman Distance Triathlon

Sunday 27th July 2014, that was the date engraved on my mind for many a month, as it was the date I was to compete in The Outlaw Triathlon in Nottingham. It all came about in one of those casual … Continue reading

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16th April – 1 day to go.

Well after a day of panic yesterday where my throat was sore, I dosed myself up on a special cough lemsip and gargled with Tcp and this morning my throat seems much better. I’m going try and take if easy … Continue reading

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15th April Last Run

I thought I’d do a quick final 2.5 miles to keep everything ticking over. I gingerly set off hoping not to pull anything. However if anything was worrying it was that my throat felt sore. The run was ok and … Continue reading

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11th April – physio.

The last trip to see Liz the most important person in my marathon campaign before the race. Liz administered some important treatment to my hamstrings, quads, adductors, and knees.

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10th April 6mile Sonning

Well with a week to go it was time for another taper run. I decided on driving to Sonning and a scenic run along the Thames. The temperature was 22.5 C and so I thought it might help train me … Continue reading

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7th another Shinfield 6

Thursday and another quick 6 before work. This was a great run and restored my confidence a lot. My body felt pretty good. I had been to see my physio Liz on the Tuesday and she’d spent 45 minutes trying … Continue reading

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5th Apr Shinfield 6

After Fridays disastrous run and now definitely into my taper period it was time to don my running shoes again. I had a nice early morning jog before work to Shinfield and back. I felt much more refreshed and enjoyed … Continue reading

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1st April Run Home

As an April Fool I chose to run home from work on a Friday night of a demanding week at work instead of running fresh on the weekend. It was a very difficult run and I think many things were … Continue reading

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30th March RRR

A good training session at RRR where we did various laps of the running track.

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