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Tag Archives: Brighton

The Adventures of Tim – Brighton Marathon Expo

The Brighton Marathon race packs are no longer posted out, which means that a trip to the expo is required on the Friday or Saturday before the marathon. Thankfully the company I work for have an office in Brighton, just a stones throw from the expo, so I casually made …

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Brighton Half Marathon

We had a great day in Brighton last year when I ran the 2013 Brighton Half and The Son downed hot chocolate with whipped cream from the nearby coffee shop before taking a ride on the Brighton Wheel. I reaped the benefits of uninterrupted marathon training to go sub 1:45 …

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Brighton Half Marathon

I travelled down to the south coast early on the Sunday morning to join a house full of Eagles for the 2013 Brighton Half Marathon. The Son was meant to be spending the day with Mrs Dan but he ended up joining me for the day as Mrs Dan needed …

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Juneathon 2012 – Day 19: Brighton Rocks

Once a month we hold a team meeting in Brighton for everyone in our part of the business and so it was a fine sunny day that saw me buying my train ticket at London Victoria ready for my train down to Brighton. Unfortunately a somewhat distressed woman had other …

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2012 Brighton Marathon – 10 Top Tips

Following my completion of the 2012 Brighton Marathon, I have taken some time to sit back and reflect on what went well for me and what I need to change in preparation for my next marathon. So in no particular order here are my 10 top tips for marathon training. …

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Brighton Marathon

April 15th finally reared its 26.2 mile head and I was up nice and early to tiptoe downstairs so that Mrs Dan and The Son could carry on sleeping while I quietly sat eating my porridge. Thankfully I had slept as normal through the night without any running related dreams …

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Weekly Stats

A quick post as I recover from the 2012 Brighton Marathon. A total of 3 runs for the week, including the marathon itself, for a total of 40 miles in just over 7 hours. Throw in an hour of karate training and it was a productive week.   Last week …

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The Longest Day

Marion Robert Morrison was a fine figure of a man and nothing screams masculinity as much as John Wayne with his demeanour, calm voice, and his distinctive walk. John Wayne chewed his way through the scenery in the 1962 war film about D-Day as Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort and yesterday I …

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(Not so) Great Expectations

Last spring & summer I sustained an extended period of training consisting of 2 speed work sessions during the week, a long run at the weekend, and at least 1 hour of karate training per week. I remained injury free and had no illness of any type and my 10k …

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Weekly Stats

I missed my previous long run, although that would have been counted in the stats posted last week, but also 3 scheduled training runs during the week thanks to the time I spent in hospital. Instead I went for a relatively short run on Saturday just to make sure I …

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