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Beginners 0-5k group – Endcliffe Parkrun

Beginners 0-5k group Endcliffe Parkrun

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Dore Group – 5km Time Trial (Road)

5km Time Trial (Road)

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Dore Group – Fartlek hills (Road)

Fartlek hills (Road)

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Meadowhead Group – Hill reps

Hill reps

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Dore Group – Intervals (road)

Intervals (road)

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Meadowhead Group – 0.5km reps

0.5km reps

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Dore Group – Eccy Woods Run

Eccy Woods Run

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Meadowhead Group – Intervals

Intervals

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Dore Group – NO SESSION

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Meadowhead Group – 10km off road run

10km off road run

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Weston Park Group – 5km time trial

5km time trial

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Dore Group – 10km road run

10km road run

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Meadowhead Group – Hills

Hills

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Weston Park Group – SESSION CANCELLED

Sorry I’ve had to cancel this weeks session due to unforeseen circumstances. Next weeks session will be on as usual.

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Dore Group – Intervals along Abbeydale Road South

Intervals along Abbeydale Road South

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Meadowhead Group – 5km time trial (road)

5km time trial (road)

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Weston Park Group – Intervals

Intervals

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Dore Group – NO SESSION

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Meadowhead Group – 5km Cross Country Race

5km Cross Country Race

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Weston Park Group – Fartlek

Fartlek

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Dore Group – Eccy woods run (Easy pace)

Eccy woods run (Easy pace)

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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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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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Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

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Sheffield Varsity 10km

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The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon Sheffield 2016

Sheffield Half Marathon 2016 The Plusnet Yorkshire Half (The Sheffield Half) is definitely one of the toughest in the country. However, with the sublime views from Ringinglow Road and Sheephill Road it must also be one of the prettiest, especially

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The Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon Sheffield

Today’s the day! Have a great race everyone. We will meet at the front of the Crucible Theatre before the race and then after the race retire at a nearby pub / bar.

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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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Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

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The Dronfield 10km & Fun Run

10km – 10am Fun run (2km) – 10.05am  

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Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

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Tigger Tor Fell Race

Tigger Tor Fell Race

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Meltham 10k, Huddersfield

Meltham 10k

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Trust 10k at Longshaw Estate

Trust 10k

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Parkrun Tour Castle (Manor Fields)

Castle (Manor Fields) Parkrun

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Resolution 12km & 6km Trail Race

Resolution 12km & 6km Trail Race

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Meadowhead Group (Team relay sprints)

Team relay sprints

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Weston Park Group (Hill sprints)

Hill sprints

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Parkrun Tour Rother Valley

Other Valley Parkrun

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Dore Group (10k pack run)

10k pack run

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Meadowhead Group (Hills)

Hills

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Weston Park Group (Team relay sprints)

Team relay sprints

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Dore Group (Intervals)

Intervals

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Percy Pud 10k

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Parkrun Tour Hillsborough

Hillsborough Parkrun

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Leeds Abbey Dash 10k

Leeds Abbey Dash 10k

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Sheffield Ten 10 Ten 2015

  Well done to everyone who ran today. Some fantastic performances and PB’s. Anna Howard – 48:27 – 160th (PB) Karis Hodgkinson – 51:04 – 227th Beth Marney – 53:09 – 319th Max Huxham – 56:11 – 435th (PB) Karen

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Meadowhead Running Group

Steady run

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Weston Park Running Group

Steady run

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Great Yorkshire Run 10k

Great Yorkshire Run 10k The event includes the Morrisons Junior and Mini Great Yorkshire Run, with 1.5k and 2.5k distances for kids aged 3 and over. greatrun.org

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Chesterfield Marathon Relay 26.2m

Chesterfield Marathon Well done to all our runners at the Chesterfield Marathon Relay on Sunday 20th September. Here are the results Team 1 – 4:06:26 – 24th Kerry Willams, Kate Kelly, Fran Rayner & Karis Hodgkinson Team 2 – 3:47:51

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Meadowhead Running Group

Pack run 4-5m

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Weston Park Running Group

Reps

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Chesterfield Marathon

Chesterfield marathon, marathon relay, 1/2 marathon & fun run chesterfieldmarathon.org.uk

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Meadowhead Running Group

Cross country fartlek with core exercises

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Weston Park Running Group

Fartlek

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The Great North Run – Sunday 13th September 2015

The Great North Run – Sunday 13th September 2015   Well done to everyone who ran the GNR yesterday. It looked like perfect running conditions on tv and a superb effort to all those first timers at the half marathon

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Great North Run

Great North Run greatrun.org

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Percy Pud 10km 2015 Race Entry Opens!

Percy Pud 10km road race Sunday 6th December 2015 Entry for this years Percy Pud will be opening slightly later this year; 7pm on Monday 5th October. How To Enter Full results now available: Percy Pud 2014 Full Results

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Marathon Race Day Essentials

Marathon Race Day Essentials For me preparation is key to performing well on the day and leaving nothing to chance. Here’s my race day checklist that I use. Make a list – check it and check it again. Know where

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Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts

Marathon Race Day Do’s & Don’ts There are plenty of things before and on race day that you should want to do and not want to do. Below is my list of what I use. It’s not the most definitive

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Meadowhead Running Group

Hill Sprints and team relay

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Weston Park Running Group

Hill sprints & team relay

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Marathon Nutrition

What to eat in the final week? If you’ve ever heard someone mention carbohydrate loading or a.k.a carbo-loading you may be wondering what this is. It can be quite confusing hearing / reading about it, so I’m going to make

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Trust the taper!

Trust the taper! Marathon tapering involves a decrease of exercise duration and exercise intensity before a major race. Depending upon the athlete tapering can start anywhere between one week to three weeks prior to the race. The aim of tapering

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Weston Park Running Group

Steady run

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Meadowhead Running Group

Timed 5k run

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Weston Park Running Group

Timed 5k

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Meadowhead Running Group

Intervals 45/90 x 10

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Weston Park Running Group

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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Meadowhead Running Group

Reps (medium)

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Weston Park Running Group

Reps – short

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Meadowhead Running Group

Hill reps at Graves Park

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Weston Park Running Group

Hill Reps on Conduit Road

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Head Start (5k and 10K)

Event Start Date: April 19, 2015 8:00 am Event End Date: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm Event Location: Rother Valley Country Park This popular Neurocare event will be bigger and better than ever this year! Like last year, there will be both a

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Sheffield Half Marathon 12th April 2015

Sheffield Half Marathon So we’ve been training for this race for the past 3 months now and what a superb day we all had. The temperature had dropped and conditions were almost perfect apart from the slight wind. I’m so

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Sheffield Half Marathon

Sheffield Half Marathon Race Road

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My Five Half Marathon Preparation Tips

My Five Half Marathon Preparation tips! Endurance Make sure you get enough long runs under your belt so that you’re comfortable running the required distance. This will build up your aerobic endurance enabling you to run for sustained periods of

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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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Lincoln 10k 2015

Lincoln 10k 2015 Congratulations to Ellen Badger and Amy Mitchell who both ran personal bests today. Excellent job, well done. Ellen Badger – 1:03:25 (NEW PB)!!! Amy Mitchell – 1:06:38 (NEW PB)!!! Full results here >>>>>

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Success at the Dronfield 10k (Sunday 8th March 2015)

Dronfield 10k Race Congratulations to everyone who ran yesterday. Where was the warm weather that we had been promised by the weather man? This didn’t stop us from running our legs off and producing some amazing results and personal bests

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Dronfield 10k Race

Dronfield 10k Race Road  

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Meadowhead running group

Hill sprints Long

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Meadowhead running group

Hill sprints

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Weston Park running group

Fartlek

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Barnsley 10k Road Race

Barnsley 10k Barnsley athletics club website here £14.70 pre-entry

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Leeds Abbey Dash 10k Road Race

Leeds Abbey Dash Pre-entry website link here >>> £22

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Sheffield Ten 10 Ten success!

Success at Sheffield Ten 10 Ten We had an excellent turn out at our local race in Endcliffe Park yesterday. A number of us ran the Sheffield Ten 10 Ten race. It was fantastic to meet up with eveyone and

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Endcliffe Parkrun 5k

Endcliffe Parkrun 5k & social tea & cake after! Come and join us for the timed 5k Parkrun and social catch up after.

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BUPA Great Yorkshire 10k Run Sheffield

BUPA Great Yorkshire 10k Run Sheffield Yesterday was a fantastic day for all of us. The atmosphere was electric and Sheffield did us proud by putting on a great event. Congratulations to all of you who ran and the families

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BUPA Great Yorkshire Run 10k in Sheffield

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Race Recce BUPA Great Yorkshire Run 10k in Sheffield!

I’ve organised a recce run of the course on Sunday 14th September  at 8:50am ready for 9am. We will meet outside the Crucible Theatre. If you would like to come along then please let me know.

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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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Jane Tomlinson York 10km race report!

Jane Tomlinson York 10km race York 10K is one of the most beautiful city runs in the UK taking in some of this medieval city’s most stunning scenery including ancient Goodramgate, the majestic York Minster and Clifford’s Tower where Henry

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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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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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Graves Parkrun

Graves Parkrun 5k time trial

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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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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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