Category Archives: Eating Disorders

Half-marathon no 41… and a first for me

It happened as I approached the 11-mile mark of my 41st marathon. It had never happened before. I had had a measured first half, testing my full-marathon pace for two weeks later, and then speeded up for the second half … Continue reading

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To sponsor, or not to sponsor?… that is the question

Well I’ve finally got my head round it. My problem with asking for sponsorship for my autumn race was that in my head it really needed to be a full 26.2-mile marathon. In the past I have used my full … Continue reading

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Week 17: Pace-not-Race (and speaking of… well, you know, awkward things)

[Updated 14-May… but you’ll have to read down to find out…] This is effectively a post-script to last night’s eve-of-race musings: but I can at least now include the totals for this week (if I had included today’s 13.1 in … Continue reading

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Weeks 4, 5 and 6 – Please donate… your eyes, tweets, blogs, contacts

For the running, this has been a patchy time. I have had disruptions from more snow, work and travel and – much more pleasant – a short visit from my son, back from Uni in London for a few days. … Continue reading

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