Category Archives: Silverstone Half-Marathon 2013

A series of blogs detailing my preparation for the Silverstone Half Marathon in 2013

Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 5

Week 5, and back to the real world and some running… Monday 30 December 2013 We travelled back from Derby in the windy weather and by the time we got back I was too tired to do anything more, so … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 3

Week 3, and I need to push it on before going away for Christmas… Monday 16 December 2013 I did my plank and squats as soon as I woke up and they both went very well, even if the plank really does … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 2

Week 2, and the real work starts here… Monday 09 December 2013 I ended up working from home in the afternoon and did my run on my large circuit.  This is the exercise from Brendan Brazier’s Thrive Fitness book which … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon 2014 training : Week 1

My running training weeks are from Monday to Sunday, and so these weekly blogs will come out on the Sunday evening at the end of each week, to finish everything off.  Most likely after I have been finished off.  I … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon – the race !

You should all know by now that I was running the Silverstone Half-Marathon to raise money for the Helen & Douglas House hospice care charity.  Now that I have completed my side of the deal you can still make a … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon training : Week 12

Week 12, and just wanting it all to be happening now… I have achieved my fundraising target, but if you are feeling generous then please still go to my JustGiving page. Monday 25 February 2013 My plans for the day changed completely as … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon training : Week 11

Week 11, and looking forward to running the real thing after finishing last week on a high… I have actually achieved my fundraising target, but if you are feeling generous then please still go to my JustGiving page. Monday 18 February 2013 … Continue reading

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Slverstone Half-Marathon Training : Week 10

Week 10, and the half-marathon runner is about to find out if it is safe… Monday 11 February 2013 It snowed overnight so I decided to work from home until I needed to drive across to Amersham to go to the dentist.  I … Continue reading

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Helen & Douglas House Pasta Night

If you have been following my blogs you will know that I am running the Silverstone Half-Marathon on 3 March 2013.  What you may not have picked up is that I am running it for charity, and the charity I … Continue reading

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Silverstone Half-Marathon training : Week 9

Week 9, and needing to put the disaster of Week 8 behind me… Monday 04 February 2013 It was the last day of my antibiotics but I could still feel a lot of swelling inside my mouth on my gum.  I was … Continue reading

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