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MARATHON TRAINING DIARY #1: A SLOW START

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A run in the Cotswolds. Three miles but looked like forever.

When I first got a place in this year’s London marathon I had such high hopes. I was going to strength train for the first few months to lay down strong foundations (like the pros) before emerging in Jan a lean, mean running machine ready to start smashing the miles. I was going to document my every run and kelp-infused protein shake with stylised Instagram snaps and witty one-liners. I was going to write a stream of blog posts so informative they’d go viral in Japan. I was going to obtain that other-worldly marathon runner air (think Cate Blanchett in Lord of the Rings if she was talking about split laps instead of orcs). I was going to, I was going to, I was going to…

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SWEATY BETTY ULTRA RUN JACKET REVIEW (HINT: IT’S AWESOME)

Sweaty Betty review

Winter is well and truly upon us, so it’s about time I brought you my pick of the top kit to invest in to see you through the cold snap (‘snap’ being an optimistic choice of word, I know). Look out for the ‘FP Winter Pick’ logo on coming posts for the AW14 gear that I rate and reckon is going to help you rock the season. First up, this Sweaty Betty Ultra Run Jacket (which has a surprise in its back pocket).

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