Mandy Williams

A secret half marathon!

After a break of over 5 years, I am delighted to be able to say that I am a half marathon runner having completed the Manchester Half Marathon earlier this month.Despite running since 2008, this is…

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The Body Coach - cycle two progress

I had hoped to blog on a weekly basis about my progress on my 90 day SSS plan with the Body Coach but unfortunately time seems to have been against me.  I thought I would do a quick blog this week to…

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Racing Owain: 5k v 10k

As most of you will have seen from Facebook, Owain and I headed to Pitlochry a few weeks ago for their 5k and 10k races.  Owain had signed up for the 10k but unfortunately I wasn't fit enough to run…

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Race report - Perth parkrun

Owain and I have been saying for a while that we will do some parkrun tourism but have never quite got round to it, probably on the basis that Saturday mornings are the only day of the week we get a…

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Lost mojo following a bad race

Since Tiree 10k, I've been on a bit of a downer about my running and haven't really managed to pick myself up - hence the leave of absence from social media.A few days before the race, I had a little…

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Grangemouth 10k Race Report

This was my first 10k of the year and to be honest I wasn't really sure how I would get on.  My running aim for 2016 is to do a race every month and January, February and March eased me in gently with…

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Devilla 5k Race Report

This was the third time I have ran this race but after being floored with a flu like infection the week before I knew I wasn't capable of giving it my all and so had turned up looking to simply enjoy…

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New training plan - take 2

Well after my last post I was full of beans and raring to go with my new 10k training plan - and typically I ended up struck down with the lurgy!I started my new training plan on Tuesday 2nd February…

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Re-starting 2016

Normally at the beginning of each year I sit down and set myself some fitness targets for the year.  However, this year I seem to have lost focus.  The last few years I have aimed on increasing my…

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