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Jog Blog 10

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim The final week. This is the lead in to the Craic 10K on Friday. There is still time to enter. All you have to do is get along to the following places. The Andersonstown News Kiosk in the Kennedy Centre, the North Belfast News (Cityside) or at Mary Peters Track. […]

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Jog Blog 9

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim Two weeks to go and already 1200 entrants. That is brilliant and will make for a great days running. How is the training going? Hopefully all good and you are on track for an enjoyable days running. A 3 mile run and a two mile run midweek should set you […]

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Jog Blog 8

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim Three weeks to go and already 1100 entries for this year’s Craic 10K. Hopefully the training is going according to plan. This week’s training is almost the same as last weeks. The only difference being the long run. Your long run this week should be up to five miles. Do […]

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Jog Blog 7

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim Four weeks to go to the Craic 10K and hopefully you are sticking with the training plan as best you can. Slight difference in this week’s programme. Add half a mile to each of your runs and 10 minutes to the two cross training days. Do not forget the rest […]

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Jog Blog 6

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim Five weeks to go to the Craic 10K and your training should be starting to pay dividends. The gentle increase each week should really go unnoticed. This week’s schedule is identical to last weeks. If you are still having to walk during your long runs maybe try and cut one […]

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Jog Blog 5

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim With six weeks to go to the Craic 10K your training should be progressing in the right direction. Slight increase this week with the length of runs and the length of time spent on cross training. Gently increasing this way will avoid tiredness and more importantly avoid injury. A guide […]

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Jog Blog 4

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim With seven weeks to go to the Craic 10K hopefully all training is going to plan. This week’s plan should be similar to the plan set out in last week’s blog. Hardest part is getting out the door. I can assure you that after every session you will feel great […]

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Jog Blog 3

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim The Craic 10K is only eight weeks away. Perfect time to get ready for this superb run through the streets of Belfast on St Patrick’s Day. Now that the foot wear and what to wear on the day has been sorted it is time to get into a proper running/training […]

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Jog Blog 2

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim Hopefully by this stage you have at least tried on those shiny new trainers. I normally wear my new trainers for a few days, walking about in them to break them in. Then it is a few miles jogging/running building up to a weekly mileage that suits whatever race/run I […]

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Jog Blog 1

By Jim Clinton aka parkrunjim It’s that time of the year again when all the shiny new running shoes are tried out and possibly last years running shoes that got very little use. The fluorescent Lycra is donned and the gyms and roads are packed with eager runners hoping to lose that bit of extra […]

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