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Category: Project Twenty

Injured and Cycling

Suspected Stress Fractures Reduces my Training

An unexpectedly low mileage week, and an alternative plan for my training.


10/09/2018 2
Birthday Run

18 Miles to Celebrate my Birthday

The stats and images from my first week of training for the Chelmsford Marathon 2018 (and my eighth marathon), which ended with a strong 18-mile, long run on my birthday.


03/09/2018 1
Clacton-on-Seas Half Marathon

Windy Seaside Race Success

The report and analysis of my seventh half marathon race, in a familiar location in unfamiliar weather conditions.


20/08/2018 1

Reducing my Running Load

The stats and images from my ninth week of training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018. I successfully reduced my running load.


15/08/2018 0
Running in Fields

Running Longer

The stats and stories from my eighth week of training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018. I successfully ran longer and further.


06/08/2018 2
Reducing my Training Load

Returning to my Running Club

The stats and stories from my seventh week of training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018. I successfully focused on reducing my training load.


30/07/2018 0
Building My Endurance, Injury-Free

Week of Building Endurance

The stats and stories from my sixth week of training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018. I successfully focused on increasing my mileage.


23/07/2018 1
Tempo Intervals, Injury-Free

Quality Running, Injury-Free

The stats and stories from my fifth week of running training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018 after staying injury-free.


17/07/2018 0
Running Injury-Free

Running Injury-Free Again

The stats and stories from my fourth week of running training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018 after a period of cross-training.


09/07/2018 3
New Vivobarefoot Shoes

Enjoying Cross-Training

My ongoing workouts to deal with my stubborn shin injury in only my third week of preparations for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018.


11/06/2018 3
Gym Selfie

Accepting a Recurring Injury

The story behind an unexpected injury that forced me to adjust my training in only my second week of preparations for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018.


04/06/2018 5
Week 1 of Clacton Half Marathon 2018

Starting a New Strategy

The stats and stories from my first week training for the Clacton Half Marathon 2018.


28/05/2018 0
Aiming to Win the Clacton Half Marathon 2018

Aiming to Win a Race

Discover the race I have identified as my best chance to win, and how I will tackle the challenge.


20/05/2018 11
Witham May Day 10 2018

Running 10 Miles Home

My race report from my first ever 10 mile race in my home town, achieving two important goals I set myself.


08/05/2018 2

Staying Patient (Week 4)

Two humbling running lessons I learnt in my last week of training for my local 10 mile race.


30/04/2018 2

Building Mileage (Week 3)

Two more important running lessons I learnt in preparation for my local 10 mile race.


23/04/2018 1

Reducing Training Stress (Week 2)

I learnt another two valuable lessons in my second week of my 10-mile training plan.


16/04/2018 0

Two Reflections on Transitioning to Endurance Training (Week 1)

I learnt two valuable lessons in my first week of my 10-mile training plan.


09/04/2018 1

Personal Records Tumble

Read about how I broke personal records at 5 distances on two days, 4 days apart.


02/04/2018 4
Grounded Runner

A Sporting Holiday

Discover what I got up to during my week-long holiday abroad to stay fit and ready for my sub 5-minute mile attempts.


26/03/2018 3

Taper for Postponed Race

Read about the week leading up to my first ever one mile race and how I dealt with the postponement.


19/03/2018 1

Personal Bests and Illness

Read about the two lifetime personal records I achieved, plus the setback I had in a pivotal week of my One Mile Challenge.


12/03/2018 0

Snow Disrupts my Training

Read about how I dealt with running in the snow and the benefits of taking a break from faster workouts.


05/03/2018 0

Demonstrating Maximum Speed

Read about the stories behind my performances this week, achieving a lifetime personal record of maximum speed.


26/02/2018 0
Inspiration for Running the Mile

My Inspiration to Run a Fast Mile

Read the three people that most motivate me to focus on running my fastest mile.


24/02/2018 0

Increasing My Mileage

My week of fast workouts to get back on track for my One Mile Challenge.


19/02/2018 2

Resting to Recharge

My fatiguing workouts and my much needed rest days during a pivotal week in my One Mile Challenge.


12/02/2018 2
My 2 Mile Time-Trial

Struggling for Speed Consistency

My challenges to maintain my speed during another intense week of interval training.


05/02/2018 0

First Signs of Progress

The pleasing performances I achieved during the fourth week of training for my One Mile Challenge.


29/01/2018 0

Overcoming An Early Injury

The challenges I faced during the third week of training for my One Mile Challenge.


22/01/2018 1

First Complications of My Fast Training

The stories and workouts from the second week of training for my One Mile Challenge.


15/01/2018 0

My New 2018 Fast Workouts

The stories and workouts from the first week of training for my One Mile Challenge.


08/01/2018 1
3 Reasons to Run One Mile Fast

Reasons to Run a Mile Fast

Read my research behind running shorter distances to improve performances at longer races.


06/01/2018 1
1 Mile Fast - 2017

My Fast One Mile Challenge

Read about my first running goal of 2018 and my previous performances.


01/01/2018 18