Monthly Archives: January 2013

The importance of training

We’re a month in to our challenges now, and training is playing a large part in what we’re doing. With all the will in the world if you’re undertaking serious physical challenges there’s no way you can get through them … Continue reading

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Iceman aches and pains…

After the high comes the low… the Iceman yesterday was awesome, but we’re paying for it a little today – sore muscles, tight calves, aching lower backs, and a lovely blister from my trainers. Looks like I’ll be limping for … Continue reading

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“That’s right, Iceman, I AM dangerous…!”

Goose, Maverick – you have nothing on us… eat your heart out, Iceman! Boom! What an awesome, awesome day and an amazing first challenge, the Iceman – perfect weather, fantastic running course, brilliantly organised – Cozzie and I are two very, very … Continue reading

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Pre-race nerves

Ok, it’s the Iceman tomorrow. Feeling nervy. Battered old trainers – check. Snow shoes – check. New running tights that I can barely get over my thighs and backside – check. We’ve done the training, we’re carb-loaded and feeling fairly … Continue reading

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Hmmm…

That snow is not looking good. At this rate we’ll be skiing around the Iceman course, not running. Praying for a warm snap…

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Why are treadmills such hard work?!

This weekend we’ve had the first serious snow of winter… but we needed to be training together! Not ones to shy away from  hard work (and feeling motivated and carb-loaded after a relaxing Christmas break!) we were determined to knock out … Continue reading

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A week to the Iceman – Challenge 1

So, it’s just a week to go until our very first HelpingHearts event – the Iceman, a 16km off-road trail race through the Deepcut army barracks at Frimley in Surrey. Cozzie and I are both runners more than anything else, … Continue reading

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