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The week everything changed

This week was a turning point for many people in my country. You would have to have been living under a rock in recent weeks to ignore the coverage and impact of the Scottish Referendum, and the impact of the … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: The Running Shop Beach 10k 2013

The Running Shop Beach 10k 2013 Gun time: 50:44 – NEW PB! Place: 139th/229 Category: 12th/43 Senior Females Gender: 26th/82 The Running Shop 10k is a funny race. A no-fuss, no-frills evening race organised by a local Running Shop, funnily … Continue reading

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D33 Ultra – 3 days to go!

The days and weeks keep slipping by and all of a sudden it would appear to be March 2013. Not even the start of March – it’s now the 13th of March which means the 2013 D33 Ultramarathon is only … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Nuffield Health Jogscotland 5k Challenge

Nuffield Health JogScotland 5k Challenge 6th June 2012 Official time: 25 mins 21 secs Finish position: 69th/201 Age Group position: 23rd/50 As far as races go, this was probably one of the least enjoyable experiences that I’ve had so far … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Gin Soaked Jogger

Whilst I’m recovering from being brutalised by the gruelling heat at the Dunblane Road Race yesterday, I’ll leave you in the capable hands of my friend Claire, the Gin-Soaked Jogger, who has written an account of her first-time experiences at … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: 2012 Baker Hughes 10k

City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10k 2012 20th May 2012 Chip time: 51 minutes 33 seconds Place: 1117th / 3652 finishers Category place: 101/863 I woke up at 6am on Sunday, excited for my third attempt at the Baker Hughes … Continue reading

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Sub-50 minute 10k Plan

After a fair bit of thought and time spent mulling over my options, I think I finally have my training plan sorted out for my sub-50 minute attempt at the Baker Hughes 10k in May. For me this is a … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: D33 Ultramarathon

17th March 2012 – D33 Ultramarathon 5hrs 56mins 48 secs 160th/192 finishers 18th in age group, 44th female (out of 59) 5:50am, the alarm goes off, my eyes pop open and I immediately sit up and look out of the … Continue reading

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I am an Ultramarathoner

D33 Ultramarathon 17th March 2012 5hrs 56 mins 48s Race report forthcoming…

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Belief, not barriers

When this post goes live at 9am on Friday morning, I will be entering the last 24 hours before the start of my first Ultramarathon. To say I’m nervous would be accurate, but I think the major nerves have passed … Continue reading

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