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Training Plans - Introduction

Posted by Jon Steadman on September 28, 2012 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (0)

At club last night I discovered that members now knew if they had got a place in the Virgin London Marathon 2013, so I had better get on with this…

A question you my ask:

“I am reasonably fit, go for a run 2-3 times a week, why do I need to follow a training plan?”

Well, it is true that you may well be able to run a 5K, 10K or even a marathon off the back of this, but you will never achieve your full potential and in the case of a marathon, the experience i...

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Training Guide - Introduction

Posted by Jon Steadman on September 7, 2012 at 2:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Training Guide - Introduction

With the draw for the club Virgin London Marathon places being announced for Thursday 25th October I thought that I had better start off the blog series that I actually intended to do at the same time last year!

Training for any event is important if you want to do your best, probably more so for a marathon. However, particularly for beginners the question is how?

The blog series that I want to put togethe...

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Pub Night ; Thursday 29th March @ Harlow Mill

Posted by Janice on March 27, 2012 at 5:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Hi All, 

  just to remind you it is Pub Night this Thursday at the Harlow Mill from 8pm after our run.

Kind regards


DG Training 2011 : Week 26

Posted by Dougie on July 8, 2011 at 5:59 AM Comments comments (1)

Week 26 (27/06 - 03/07)


Weight : 11st 12lbs

Booze : 12

Miles : irrelevant



Race Week


Wednesday : Midweek League Race (5 mile) at Welwyn GC.. Was intending to go easy

because of the weekend race, so set off with Steve A and ambled round the first mile, then

we both thought "Bugger this" and pushed on a bit.. Probably shouldn't have, but we made

good progre...

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Dg Training 2011 : Week 25

Posted by Dougie on June 27, 2011 at 11:58 AM Comments comments (0)

Week 25 (20/06 - 26/06)


Weight : 11st 12.25lbs

Booze : 10

Miles : 22



Tuesday : First time I've made it to the speed work session with the club, and it's the one I

hate most.. 6 x 1200's.. Steve & I kept each other going until he perked up and ran away

from me on the last couple.. But I'm not far away from his level, which is a good sign..



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DG Training 2011 : Week 24

Posted by Dougie on June 23, 2011 at 6:21 AM Comments comments (0)

Week 24 (13/06 - 19/06)


Weight : 11st 12lbs

Booze : 12

Miles : 30



Just seen a fat bird walking down the street wearing a t-shirt saying "I love hip hop"


I think the C and the S must have fell off.....




Just arrived home to find a pretty woman grouting the bathroom wall and singing "It's a

heartache, nothin' but a fools game"...

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Dg Training 2011 : Week 23

Posted by Dougie on June 13, 2011 at 5:42 AM Comments comments (0)

Weeks 23 (06/06 - 12/06)


Weight : 11st 13.25lbs

Booze : 8

Miles : 15



A teacher starts at a London primary school and tells all the kids she is an Arsenal fan. She

then asks the kids who they support.


All the kids except Johnny say Arsenal..


She asks Johnny "Who do you support, then ?"


"Well, my mum's a Spurs fan, my Dad's a Spurs ...

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DG Training 2011 : Weeks 21-22

Posted by Dougie on June 9, 2011 at 9:38 AM Comments comments (0)

Weeks 21-22 (23/05 - 05/06)


Weight : 11st 13.25lbs

Booze : 20

Miles : 0



My wife suggested I got one of those penis enlargers....


So I did...


She's 21 and her name's Sue....






Unfortunately, I've been laid low since the Brecons sortie.. I've had a bug which got into my

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