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Group Fell Running Session – Barrel Inn Pub, Bretton

Group Fell Running Session – Barrel Inn Pub, Bretton 6-7 mile run from the Barrel Inn pub. Meet in the car park opposite the pub. Off road shoes advisable to wear. Looking forward to seeing you there. Barrel Inn, Bretton,

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Group Fell Running session

Group fell running session 5-6 miles from Hathersage, meet outside St Michael’s Primary school for 9am. Off road shoes advisable

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Kettlebell workout for runners as demonstrated by personal trainer Adam Taylor

If you’re serious about running and getting better then strength training should form part of your training programme. A personal trainer can help you reach your race potential and reduce the chance of injury by selecting the most appropriate exercises

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Group Fell Run 4 – (Norfolk Arms Pub – 10:30am)

Group Fell Run 4 – (Norfolk Arms Pub – 10:30am) Meet for 10:30am in the Norfolk Arms pub car park for a off road run lasting just over 1 hour. Plenty of stops for regrouping and to admire the views.

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Fell Running Session 3 – 9am from Surprise View Car Park off Hathersage Road

Fell Running Session 3   Fell run lasting 60 mins duration approx or 5 miles is distance.  Starting from Surprise View Car Park off Harhersage Road. Off road shoes advisable, if you don’t have any then wear road shoes with

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Dore Group – Fell Run

Fell Run (Houndkirk Road & Blackamoor)

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Fell Running Session 2

Fell Running Session   Fell run starting from the Cricket Inn pub on Penny Lane, Totley. Off road shoes advisable, please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. We will run on to Blacka Moor at a leisurely pace. Limited spaces available

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Dore Group – Reps (Ash House Lane grass)

Reps (Ash House Lane grass)

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Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016

Totley Moor Fell Race – 17th May 2016 Well done to our ladies at the Totley Moor Fell Race this evening. Note to all! If you run this race remember the nasty sting in the tail towards the end of the

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Dore Group – RSR Stages 4 & 5

Round Sheffield Run Stages 4 & 5

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Tigers Todger Fell Race

Tigers Todger Fell Race Wednesday 4th May 2016 Well done to our ladies who had a great evening of fell running in perfect conditions. Beth Marney – 98th – 47:36 Karis Hodgkinson – 146th – 51:47 Claire Britt – 152nd

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Plyometric workout

Plyometrics Plyometrics, also know as “jump training’ or ‘plyos”, are exercises in which muscles exert maximum force in short intervals of time, with the goal of increasing (speed & strength = power). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plyometrics It’s important that you warm up prior

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Spring Fell Running Session 1

Fell Running Session   Fell run starting from the Cricket Inn pub on Penny Lane, Totley. Off road shoes advisable, please dress appropriately for the weather conditions. We will run on to Totley Moor at a leisurely pace. Limited spaces

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Dore Running Group / Fell Run (Blacka moor & Totley Moor)

Fell Run (off road shoes advisable and head torch)

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Wolf’s Pit Fell Race

9.2km / 467m ascent The Wolf’s Pit Date: 20th March 2016. Start Time: 11:00 am Registration opens 09:45 am Location GR 196825, Field off Townfield Lane, Shatton, Nr. Bamford, Hope Valley S33 0BG. Race Notes The race is to be run

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Weston Park Running Group

5k time trial

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Meadowhead Running Group

Steady run

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Timed 5k run

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Intervals 45/90 x 10

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Fell Running Session (Improvers – 5 miles)

Improvers Fell Running Session Do you want to fell run but unsure of where to run? Do you want to run further? Would you like to improve your off road ability, whilst having fun and getting fit? If the answer is YES

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Fell Running Session (Beginners – 5k)

Beginners Fell Running Session – 5km Do you want to try fell running but unsure where to start? Do you lack confidence in your ability to run off road? Would you like to learn how to run off road whilst

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Meadowhead Running Group

Reps (medium)

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Hill reps at Graves Park

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Fell running session (Improvers)

Improvers Fell Running Session Do you want to fell run but unsure of where to run? Do you want to run further? Would you like to improve your off road ability, whilst having fun and getting fit? If the answer is YES then

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Fell running session (Beginners)

Beginners Fell Running Session Do you want to try fell running but unsure where to start? Do you lack confidence in your ability to run off road? Would you like to learn how to run off road whilst having fun

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Fell running session (Improvers)

Improvers Fell Running Session Do you want to fell run but unsure of where to run? Do you want to run further? Would you like to improve your off road ability, whilst having fun and getting fit? If the answer is YES then

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Fell running session (Beginners)

Beginners Fell Running Session Do you want to try fell running but unsure where to start? Do you lack confidence in your ability to run off road? Would you like to learn how to run off road whilst having fun

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The High Peak Marathon 2015

The High Peak Marathon 2015 If you’ve ever thought about running a race of marathon distance or further then this brief account from one of my clients will give you an insight into what thoughts go through their minds whilst running

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X-mas bash

Christmas meal & drinks

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Stanage Edge Fell Group Run

Explore Stanage Edge! The only group fell running session of October. We’ll meet in the Burbage bridge car park on Ringinglow Road. The run will be a circular route climbing back up Stanage Edge and returning to the car park. Please

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Group Fell Run Longshaw Estate / Totley Moor

Septembers only group fell running session. We’ll meet at the Fox House Pub on Hathersage Road. The run will be circular route at a leisurely pace. Please bring clothing appropriate to the weather conditions and water. If you would like to

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Group Fell Run Stanage Edge

The second group fell running session of August. We’ll meet in the Burbage bridge car park on Ringinglow Road. The run will be 30 minute out and 30 minute back along Stanage Edge at a leisurely pace. Please bring clothing

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Long Tour of Bradwell blog

Long Tour of Bradwell 50km, 2094m   Rewind back three years ago and we were living in Glasgow, I was running for a local club called Garscube Harriers and enjoying running for them in short cross country, hill and road

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Adidas 24-hour Thunder Run

What is TR24? Adidas Thunder Run is a 24 hour off-road relay race against the clock. Whether you run solo, pairs or teams of 5 or 8 it’ll test your tactics, endurance, speed and team work. It’s an exhilarating, rewarding

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Group Fell Run Burbage Moor & Houndkirk Moor

The first group fell running session in August. We’ll meet in the car park on the opposite side of the road to The Norfolk Arms pub. The run will be a 60 minute loop of Burbage moor, Houndkirk moor and

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Group Fell Burbage, Higger Tor and Carl Wark

Group fell run in the area of Burbage, Higger Tor and Carl Wark The second fell running session this month is on Sunday 20th July 8:50am from Fox House Pub discovering Burbage, Higger Tor and Carl Wark areas.  If you would like to

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Group Fell run Totley Moor & Blacka Moor / Cricket Inn

Group fell  run Totley Moor / Blacka Moor meeting at The Cricket Inn Totley Our next fell  running session is on Sunday 13th July 9:50am from Cricket Inn discovering Totley Moor and Blacka Moor area, with a well deserved tea &

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Passing clouds fell race & Grindleford fell race article

Fell racing I was over near Leek at the Roaches the other weekend racing. The Passing Clouds fell race with 9.82 miles and 1,833ft of ascent to complete. I finished in 4th place with a time of 1hr 13 mins

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The Welsh 3000s

The Welsh 3000s Congratulations Chris Day and Will Day for completing the Welsh 3000s. In order to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains over 3000 ft

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Totley Moor & Blacka Moor Sunday fell run

Fell running Thank you to everyone who came along for the Totley Moor and Blacka Moor fell run yesterday. The weather was glorious. Here are some pictures from our run. We all ran 4.3 miles with 782ft ascent. Great fun

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Group fell run Totley Moor / Cricket Inn

Group fell  run Totley Moor / Cricket Inn Our next fell  running session is on Sunday 22nd June 9:50am from Cricket Inn discovering Totley Moor and Blacka Moor area and returning to the pub for a social drink! If you would like to have

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Why should we have an easy day/week or planned rest day?

To exercise or to rest? The General Adaptation Syndrome –GAS. You stress the body, you give it time to recover, then an adaptation occurs. Hans Selye is the brilliant man who discovered this phenomenon, and he termed the body’s adaptation

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Padley Gorge / Grindleford cafe run

Trail / fell fun Here we are at the top of Padley Gorge enjoying a quick water break and enjoying the view. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Elisabeth, Juliane, Kate, Lilias, Anne, Sue, Saskia, Tanya, Max, Liz,

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Group Fell / Trail run Grindleford Cafe / Padley Gorge

Group fell / trail run Our next fell / trail running session is on Sunday 1st June 8:50am from Grindleford Café discovering Padley Gorge area and returning to the café for a social tea and cake! If you would like

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Meadowhead Running Group

Off road hill reps session at Graves Park

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Stanage Stumble 25 mile walk / Run

Stanage Stumble The three musketeers looking rather relaxed before the start. Tim, Will and Chris. Congratulations for completing this extreemly challenging event. ‘I went in my running gear but planned to walk it. My friend Tim who I was walking

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We did it! (Intro to fell running)

Fell running Here we are on top of Carl Wark triumphant. Thank you (from left to right order in photo) Chris, Tim, Liz, Helen, Lucy, Jonathan, Sarah, Kath, Jenny, Sue, Anne and Kate for making our first fell running session

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Meadowhead Running Group

Fartlek session

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5k Time Trial Graves Park

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No Session

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Easter Monday No session

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Interval session

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5 things I wish I knew when I started running!

I returned to running again in my mid twenties, this time taking it far more seriously than in my younger years. I’ve now been running consistently for seven years and learnt a hell of a lot about running and myself

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Coniston 14m race

Coniston 14 mile race report Saturday 29th March Congratulations to Chris Day and his brother Will Day for completing the Annual Consiton 14 race in the Lake District. The Coniston 14 is probably the most beautiful road race in Britain.

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Edale Skyline race report

Skyline report Congratulations to Justin Rowntree after a magnificent race. Justin finshed the epic 21.5 mile route with 4,500ft ascent in 4hrs 37mins. The route summits some of the highest peaks surrounding Edale including: Ringing Roger, Win Hill, Lose Hill,

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    October 28 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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    November 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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I'm Adam Taylor - an expert in personal training, running coaching, weight loss and nutritional advice.

I'm based in Sheffield and am passionate about helping people reach their fitness goals - everything from weight loss and general fitness to marathon and fell running.

My open running group is for beginners and intermediate runners - those who are just getting started with running or those who would like to improve.

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