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Runniversary | Salford 10k

The other weekend saw the Salford 10k swing by again, I wrote about last year’s but felt I should write about this year’s too as it was a very special race, it was Dr C’s first runniversary! Salford 10k is special to Dr C as…

September 17, 2015
Health & Fitness Running

Summer Workout Playlist

I’m struggling to get back into running (again!) I swear it’s a constant cycle between love and hate at the moment. To help get back into it I’ve put together a Summer Workout Playlist full of some completely different song choices compared to my…

July 29, 2015
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Health & Fitness Manchester Running

Manchester 10k for Manchester Mind

Good morning everyone! Today’s the day I’ve been trying to train for, I’m running the Manchester 10k for Manchester Mind. I know my arthritis flare up didn’t help my training, but in the last few weeks I’ve gotten in quite a few long runs…

May 10, 2015
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Health & Fitness Running

Resolution Run 10k | Race Recap

The weekend saw Dr C and I take to Heaton Park for our first 10k of the year, The Resolution Run for the Stroke Association. We’re doing quite a few this year, with me doing a few in particular for Manchester Mind. Recently our training hadn’t quite gone to plan…

March 11, 2015
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Training Plan | February

As I explained in my post here, I have a mega number of races planned this year. Whilst I am not one for taking time all too seriously, sprinting isn’t a skill I own and whatever oompf I did have my arthritis has cruelly snatched this…

January 30, 2015
Health & Fitness Running

Running Tracks 2015

I’ve recently gotten back in to running after a long period of absence. When I came to my first run back I got immensely bored of my old playlist (some songs here), I found myself pressing the skip button for most of my 5km.…

January 19, 2015
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Health & Fitness Running

Race Schedule 2015

As always, resolutions aren’t my thing. But as my regular readers/twitter followers will know I am a keen runner. As usual when winter struck my schedule went a bit AWOL (it didn’t help I had to have quite a few weeks off after my…

January 5, 2015
Health & Fitness Running Yoga

#202 Yoga For Running

The latest issue of Om Yoga Magazine talks about the use of yoga as cross-training for different sports, such as cycling, swimming, boxing and running. If you follow my blog, you’ll know I’m a seasoned runner and recently I took up hatha yoga to help aid…

October 23, 2014