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Blog posts tagged 'training'

Planning for both the London Marathon and the Comrades

The London Marathon, on the 21st April this year, will be my latest assault on the stubborn 2:37:41 pb from what is now way back in 2008 in Amsterdam.London hasn't exactly proved to be my favourite course. Despite entering more times that I can remember the race is littered with disasters.  Several times I've failed to toe the line through injury, in fact the most recent example was just last yea…

The Country to Capital Ultra Marathon

As I mentioned in another post about the build-up to the Comrades Marathon, I thought I'd get what will likely be my longest training run out of the way early.  Typically this would be more like April/May time but as I want to go well in London April was out and I've a strong suspicion I'd have trouble getting out the door for something like this straight after a fast marathon.I'm a total novice …