Category Archives: Fitness Training

Blogs about the fitness training I do and the events the training leads to

The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 3

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 03 July 2017 I started again with the 10K training plan, having only managed to get in 1 out of 3 sessions … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 2

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 26 June 2017 I got off to a slow start with only my plank today.  I am still struggling to achieve any … Continue reading

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Judgement Day 020717 – A Marshall’s View

I had really wanted to run at what was being billed as the final Judgement Day weekend, but as the time approached, it was obvious that I was not fit enough to give it a good enough go, so I … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018 : Training – Week 1

I have decided to take on Nuclear Oblivion in 2018.  You can read more about that decision here. Monday 19 June 2017 If you are a friend of mine on Facebook then you know that I go along with every … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Team Relay)

Coach Tony Leary made the training session for this Sunday morning sound so simple, “Sorry for delay guys but yes planning a session at Verulamium Park 7:30 start – nothing too heavy – maybe some run loops and some team … Continue reading

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The Road To Nuclear Oblivion 2018

I will be perfectly honest – I was gutted.  This had been months of frustration for me, culminating in a concentrated 25 days of that frustration, and a definite feeling that I had let down a great group of people. … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Heartwood Forest

Obstacle course race training was going to be different this week, with the absence of Coach Tony Leary following an evening rocking out to Guns ‘N’ Roses.  After running my slowest parkrun ever earlier in the day I had been … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Mardley Heath Woods (Upper Body Circuit)

We were going back to Mardley Heath Woods (you can read about the previous time here) for a session which was introduced to us by Coach Tony Leary in a quite familiar tone, “I’m resting a butt strain at the … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Verulamium Park (Circuit)

It feels like a long time since I was last at obstacle course race training on a Sunday morning.  Too long a time.  My life has been dominated by work since the end of 2016 and as a result my … Continue reading

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Obstacle Course Race Training : Waterford (The Quarry)

We were heading back to Waterford (you can read about my first time at Waterford here) and this time we had a target location and were not going for a recce.  “Hi team – next Sunday we are heading to … Continue reading

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