The West Wycombe Trails 10k is only in its second year, organised by the local Hazlemere Runners running club. Unfortuntely, I had to give it a miss last year as I had reached the halfway point in my pregnancy and I felt ready to put running on hold until after my son Alex was born. I was therefore very much looking forward to lacing up for it this June. Although not an official club event, quite a few of us represented Marlow Striders at this race. I also spotted my friends Brie and Dom, and another lady called Jenny whom…

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After 12 weeks of training, the day of the Marlow Half Marathon finally dawned on me yesterday! I have to say it was one of the best things I have ever done in my life and I can’t wait to do it again. Below is my account of how the day went… I went to the race with an extremely stressful and frustrating week behind me. All of this was coupled with feeling on the edge of a bad cold waiting to devour me. With the changing of the clocks and darkness descending on everything at 4pm already, I felt…

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