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Holidays and Training Plans

No post last week, mainly due to me being away and not really fancying writing. On top of that, there wasn’t much running to talk about – certainly nothing out of the ordinary. So once again, there’s two weeks of running to talk about.

First though, where did we go away? Actually, not very far from home. Anna and I like to do short hotel breaks in the UK (usually sourced from a discount website like Secret Escapes), and we usually focus on the quality of the hotel, as opposed to finding somewhere exotic to go to. So we ended up going to the lovely Essebourne Manor. The food and room were both excellent, and it made for a really great few days away. We hit up the local sites: we went to Newbury a couple of times, tried out a few local pubs, and went to the...

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Lots of Sunny Miles

In my last post I said I would try to post once a week about the running I’ve been doing. I’m just going to dive in with the facts and figures:

Day Distance (miles) Pace (mins/mile) Notes
Mon 4.0 8:23  
Tue Rest    
Wed Rest (Badminton)    
Thu Intervals 6:09 with Andover AC
Fri 2.4 9:04  
Sat 3.1 6:52 Salisbury Parkrun
Sun 14.5 9:08  

Total: 28.2 miles, 4 hours 1 minute

The first part of the week was taken fairly easy, because I knew there were lots of miles to come later on in the week. The intervals session on Thursday was pretty good – I did three 1k repetitions (I was contemplating doing a fourth, but it seemed like a bad...

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