13 Dec Coulson headlines GB & NI team for Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross

SENIOR MEN Kieran Clements (Ricardo Santos) Dewi Griffiths (Kevin Evans) Neilson Hall (Philip O’Dell) Andrew Heyes (Keith Whitelam) Adam Hickey (Eamonn Martin) Simon Horsfield (Norman Poole) Tom Humphries (Phil Clamp) Patrick Martin (Dave Turnbull) Scott McDonald (Derek Easton) Jonathan Taylor (Gordon Surtees) Andy Vernon (Nic Bideau) Steve Vernon (Dave Turnbull)   SENIOR WOMEN Elle Baker (Dave Turnbull) Julia Bleasdale (Nic Bideau) Jessica...

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13 Dec “When dedication doesn’t pay off”

I always thought that hard work= results, especially when it comes to running. "Train hard, win easy" as my coach always says. And so with this mindset I prepared for the Australian 10,000m Championships (which took place last weekend in Melbourne) by training harder than...

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11 Dec Icy conditions

Well here I am again surprisingly finding myself the time for blogging! This week has not been easy! Sit back and listen to the most hectic week of my life...

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11 Dec Cheery Little O’s

The highlight of my week? Oooh it’s a close call … I think I would have to narrow it down to either discovering my earmuffs in the back of the wardrobe or branching out and buying honey cheerio’s instead of muesli. It has been a...

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11 Dec Go with your gut

One of the athletes on the team I coach has recently admitted that she has various pains that have been pretty bad for a while now and she is in the process of having the tests to figure out what is wrong. We have her...

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11 Dec Hamstring strain

So my hamstring niggle turned out to be a grade 1 hamstring strain, luckily enough I'd took Monday off last week and only did a short easy run on the Tuesday instead of attempting a session else it could have been a lot worse. Rather...

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10 Dec MOT of the body

I started off this week with another trip to St. Vincent's Sports Perfomance Center to have the trainers there take a look at me and see if they could spot anything new that might help me get to the bottom of my plantar issue. I...

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10 Dec West District XC

It was the West District Cross Country Championships today (Saturday) down at Inverkip. There are different kinds of mud you can get at a cross country course; sand i.e. no mud on a lot of the European courses, wet mud which splashes all over you...

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10 Dec Coulson wins gold at European Cross

Concluding an incredible 2012 for sport in the UK, Jess Coulson (Mick Woods) won the women’s under-23 gold as the Aviva Great Britain and Northern Ireland Team topped the medal table for the fifth successive year at today’s SPAR European Cross Country Championships in Budapest,...

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