10 May Jackson’s hurdling master class in Siberia

IAAF Ambassador and former World record-holder Colin Jackson and European indoor and outdoor champion Sergey Shubenkov were the special guest stars of a hurdles master class which was held in Shubenkov’s hometown of Barnaul, Siberia yesterday afternoon (8 May). Full Article HERE...

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07 May Getting back in the swing

I feel like I’m already getting fit. I’ve had a good few weeks of training under my belt and things are coming together for me so that I feel like a runner again. I’m not talking about the kind of fitness where you feel like...

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06 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #6

It's finals day at the BUCS Championships. Loughborough have already seen a great medal haul!! The day kicked off with men's captain Niall Flannery winning the men's 400mH for the 4th time and with a new lifetime best and a European U23 qualifying time! In...

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06 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #5

Fuelling up for some Loughborough domination were the words of men's team captain Niall Flannery last night! Nando's was definitely the most popular food of choice and I was certainly one of the culprits! Yesterday saw Loughboroughs medal haul take off! Myra Perkins took the...

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05 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #4

Today saw the semi finals and finals of the 100m. Only Twinelle Hopeson made it through the final despite a hamstring injury, however Twinelle fell foul of this recurrent injury during the final, taking a tumble halfway through. In the 800m Claire Tarplee ran a...

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05 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #3

Day one at the BUCS Championships conclude with Loughborough's first gold medal of the weekend! Isabelle Jeffs maintained her title with a wining throw of 53.29m. Indoor triple gold medalist Ricardo Twumasi sailed safely through to the final with a jump of 14.87m. In the discus...

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04 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #2

The Loughborough team have got off to a good start this morning despite the variety of weather conditions we have experienced! Sudden down pours and wind to glorious sunshine, the weather really need to make up its mind!! It is currently pouring it down!! In...

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03 May Loughborough BUCS Blog #1

BUCS university championships return to Bedford this year and Loughborough Students Athletics Club are hyped and ready to take it on! The weather is promising and so are the performances!! Over the weekend I am going to be following the team providing you with updates and...

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Historic downtown area of Flagstaff along Route 66, with San Francisco Peaks in distance, Flagstaff, Arizona

30 Apr Hard up hills

It really felt great not to be running hard up hills this week! I finally got through my hill phase of training and began doing some more aerobic base work which means workouts are making me breathe hard but aren’t breaking me down much. I...

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30 Apr Busy Bee

Sorry for the lack of blog last week. April is the biggest time of year for personal training. I’m not going to complain because I have managed to snap up 4 new clients in the pass 3 weeks :D Being a personal trainer and having...

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30 Apr Japanese teen Kiryu equals world junior 100m record

Japan’s Yoshihide Kiryu has become the fastest ever 17-year-old over 100m as he equalled the world junior record for the distance (pending ratification) with 10.01 at the Mikio Oda Memorial in Hiroshima. The time, which was clocked in the heats, matches Darrel Brown’s ten-year-old world junior...

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30 Apr Four distance world leads at Stanford

The Payton Jordan Invitational at Stanford University in Palo Alto on Sunday night (28) produced four world yearly leaders by Emma Coburn and Canadian Matt Hughes in the women’s and men’s Steeplechase, Ben True in the 5000m and Australian Ben St. Lawrence in the 10,000m. Full...

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