Author Archives: vintagerunning

About vintagerunning

I'm an experienced club runner with a sub 2hr 20 marathon and hold a UK Athletics Level 2 coaching qualification. My main interest is in the post-war era of British distance running.

London Marathon (22/04/2018)

In the few weeks leading into London Marathon, my training has gone as well as I hoped and I was also satisfied with my run at the National 12-stage Road Relays on the 14th April. It was three years since … Continue reading

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There’s Always A Snag In The Build Up To A Marathon

To say that March has been a let down would be a bit of an understatement. After the National Cross Country Championships, training continued to go very well, nailing key sessions such as 30x 400m in 73’s (30 sec rec) … Continue reading

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2018: New Adventures

It’s been a busy year, I’ve signed kit sponsorship with On Running UK, where I’ll be racing as an ambassador for the company, as well as representing them in certain events. It’s an exciting new venture and to be honest, … Continue reading

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2017 Review & New Adventures in 2018.

2017 may have been my most successful year so far, especially at this stage of my career now that I’m on the wrong side of 35! The low points of 2016 were banished and I continued the upward trajectory from … Continue reading

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October: What Might Have Been

The past two months haven’t been as fruitful as I had hoped, hence the lack of a recent update. September ended well with perhaps my best ever run at the Northern 6-stage Road Relays; running the third fastest leg of … Continue reading

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Track Racing & Lake Vyrnwy Half Marathon (10/09/2017)

August was a pretty decent month of racing, I ran well at the Horwich Jubilee 5, winning in a slightly slower time than the previous month in 25:40. I was still happy with that, especially given the hold up when … Continue reading

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July Update

July has been a month of trying to catch up to where I was at the beginning of the track season. I had a good run at the Horwich Jubilee 5 mile road race on the 19th July. There was … Continue reading

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