30 Oct Happy Birthday

So this week has absolutely flown by! All I have been thinking about is the Conference race. We travelled down to Hattiesburg, Mississippi this morning and this afternoon we went to preview the course. The race is a 5km and it is on a golf...

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30 Oct Marginal Gains

  I have now been a runner for over ten years, I think it’s 13 to be precise, but I’m not positive on that. I started out in Primary School, and just kinda kept going, I haven’t always loved it, and I think I’ve retired about...

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29 Oct This week – Training / Racing

This week, although it wasn't exactly my desired ending, has been pretty optimistic. Training has gone smoothly and I've managed to get some solid milage in which is a massive relief, considering I've not managed a road run in about 2 weeks. Shin splints aren't...

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29 Oct A step up in distance

As soon as the blogs were released on Sunday, and I read some of the other, way more impressive blogs, I realized that I had not really specified what exactly I am doing. I made it clear that I am in the States and that...

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29 Oct National Road Relays

Today (Saturday) it was the National Cross Country Relays which were held in Cumbernauld. It is a tough wee course, basically built on a hill which you loop up and down. The team of Natalie Sharp, Christina Rankin and I came 2nd. We have been...

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On the Run – Episode 4

29 Oct A welcome from down under

Hey guys! My name is Emily Brichacek and I am a 22-year-old runner from Canberra, Australia. I have been running since the age of 10, and started taking it seriously around 7 years ago. I competed in all the state and national Australian events, and...

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29 Oct A10 Conference Championship

Well, that's us just back from Philadelphia where we competed in our first A10 conference championships. For my first three years at Butler we were part of the horizon league conference, but this year we moved. It was a great trip! My first time out...

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29 Oct Winter has arrived

This is now my second week of blogging for Eightlane and I’m still very much a novice when it comes to this whole blogging idea. So I hope that last week’s blog didn’t bore too many of you and I haven’t lost Eightlane too many...

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29 Oct A week that goes from bad to worse

On Wednesday I went back to Portsmouth to help an old friend move house. This took, as you can imagine, most of the day. I got back to my flat at around 6.10pm where I immediately got changed into some running kit and headed back...

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29 Oct Forrest of Dean

The week kicked off with my standard morning run and S&C session where I followed my program set by Ruddi (the experienced strength and conditioning specialist favoured by many of Bud's athletes). I did a second run after drills in the evening which wasn't as...

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29 Oct Cross country is here

Training this week wound up being quite a taper, I usually take a rest day every 7-10days but I had a work appointment in London on Monday so I decided to stretch it out to 12 days which was just as well as I didn't get home...

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#1 Conor Robinson | St Mary’s on Camera | EightLane News

25 Oct RETIREMENT WASN’T FOR ME

So who am I? Well I am the guy who ran 1.47 in 2009 then disappeared. I went into the world of work (lecturing), ran in 2010 but no faster than 1.48 then in 2011 stopped training and officially hit rock bottom when I ran...

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24 Oct The Chimp

“Come on buddy slow down for a bit, you’re tired and their all really good”, I tell the voice in my head to bugger off, swear at it a few times, and repeat the word “Japan” in my head. The plan works and I just...

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Kirsty Addy Blog

24 Oct Addy who??

So you’re probably thinking that girl looks familiar…erm you’re wrong. Unfortunately you’ve probably just clicked on the wrong page. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly ok! J I’m not elite, so I can’t give you an insight into the life of an elite athlete, and I haven’t...

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24 Oct Hello from down under!

Hello from down under! Well, let’s firstly get the introductions out of the way – my name is Lara Tamsett, I’m 24 years old, I live in Sydney, and I have been running since I could walk (apparently). Training and racing has always been a...

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24 Oct So apparently im writing a blog..

Hi there. So apparently im writing a blog! For those of you who have never heard of me, I started off running for East Cheshire Harriers then ran at Loughborough University and now I am in America at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)...

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21 Oct The Road to Monaco

So I’ve been asked to blog by a few different people over the years but never really wanted to do it. Mainly because I know how much of a liability I would be with keeping it up week after week as I can’t even keep...

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21 Oct Welcome to my first blog!

As a journalist, you would think I should be good at this kind of thing, but writing about yourself is harder than my normal day job which involves set tasks writing about other people. I will do my best to keep you entertained, whilst at...

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21 Oct My First Blog & Video

Hey guys this is is my first blog so sorry if its not very exciting!! For those of you that dont know me i am at st marys uni studying sports science (well you could stay studying but i don't know whether i could quite...

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21 Oct Hat and Gloves, winter woollies…

Hat and Gloves, winter woollies and the long tights come out to play. It’s safe to say winter is upon us, I’ve been reading on Twitter some of the Northern athletes already complaining, but it’s starting to catch up in the South. Winter to me used...

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