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Provisional running plans for 2017


There is only 11 weeks till we see 2017 and with races you do need to plan ahead. I’ve pretty much got my plans for rest of 2016 sorted with only one or two dates open to change. I’m still targeting Abbey Dash/Cheshire 10k to go sub 35 before the …

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Goodbye to the mohican!


Autumn has arrived and as you know over the summer I hit a real low with regards to my training, something just wasn’t right. I had the rib injury and illnesses but there was still something not right with my running career. After sitting down with Sarah and discussing a …

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Win a LEJOG virtual challenge place


The organisers of the LEJOG virtual challenge have given me a place to give away to one lucky reader. The prize is a coupon code that gives you 100% discount off the bronze pricing tier, the winner can still elect to upgrade to silver or gold and only pay the …

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The LEJOG virtual challenge


Ever dreamed about running or cycling the length of Britain? Take on this virtual challenge on your own or in a team! The Lands End to John O’Groats Virtual Challenge is the first virtual challenge in The Conqueror Event Series. Those who sign up via the banners on my blog …

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Running clubs my chequered past, present & future


Those who know me, will know I have a rather chequered history with clubs. The reason for this latest rambling is to try to make sense of the club swapping, the club(s) I’m with now and my hopes for a settled future.  One thing I’m good at be it unintentional …

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Virtual Stampede in full swing


This is the first full week of the Virtual Stampede in aid of The Sheffield Children’s Hospital Charity. This is part of the charities “Herd of Sheffield” and all they ask you to do is run, swim, walk or cycle, or do a mix of all four, a minimum of …

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Data recovery on Strava


Those who follow me on Strava will know that I had to set up a new account back in June. This was due to loss of data due to testing some new features for them, something basically went wrong causing mass corruption to my account. So while the tech guys …

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Join Team Theo at the new Sheffield 10k


As you will know the Sheffield 10k is all new for 2016. Firstly the old organisers Great Run moved their version The Great Yorkshire run to Harrogate which takes place Sunday, then the Sheffield council put the Sheffield race out to tender and was picked up by the organisers of …

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Are you ready for the Virtual Stampede?


During the month of September (1st – 30th September) The Childrens Hospital Charity want you to run, swim, walk or cycle, or do a mix of all four, a minimum of 60km and earn yourself an exclusive limited edition Stampede medal! As this is a virtual challenge it is up to …

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1st ever injury set back


So it was bound to happen sooner or later but I’ve finally been ruled out of action due to injury. As a runner injury is part and parcel of our career. I’ve been luckier then most in that I’ve not had any major injury and besides a weeks down time …

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