Tag Archives: 10k

Even Pacing is Good For Racing

Hauling yourself out of bed on a cold, soggy Saturday morning and heading to an exposed Warwickshire airfield to run round in circles doesn’t sound that appealing but I had something to prove.

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What a difference a year makes: Carterton 10k 2014

Like a comet orbiting the Earth, the Carterton 10k made its re-appearance in my running calendar today.  Each year it seems to hold something different for me and, ironically, this year was no different.

Updated on 17/03/14 to include revised chip time!

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Hot But Happy: Newbury 10k Race Review

It’s not often that a Bank Holiday weekend welcomes warm weather and I’m usually not one to complain but (there’s always a “but”!) it wasn’t the ideal combination for my effort to tackle the multi-terrain Newbury 10k.  I don’t like making excuses so I went out there and gave it a good crack.  And I wasn’t disappointed! Continue reading Hot But Happy: Newbury 10k Race Review

Running In The Dark: Energizer Night Run Review

When I first saw an advert for the Energizer Night Run in Battersea Park I was intrigued.  A 10k at night sounded a bit different, maybe even fun?  Was I intrigued enough to take an 136 mile round trip just to run 6 and a bit?  Damn right I was! Continue reading Running In The Dark: Energizer Night Run Review

New Year, New Goals

After an amazing 2011 of running, what next for my running goals? Here are my initial targets for 2012.

To cover 1200km in 2012

To get my 10k PB down to 45mins

Complete my first half marathon since 2006 and complete a half marathon in under 2 hours

Cover more than 131km (my Juneathon 2011 distance) in Janathon 2012

Cover more kilometres in Juneathon 2012 than both previous ‘athons

Complete my fundraising challenge by raising over £1,000 for Maggie’s

Get more than 10 people to run the Carterton 10k with me to celebrate the end of my running challenge