Less than a week after braving insane amounts of mud and hurricane inspired weather at the Beaconsfield 5 Race, I decided that it was time to tackle another – a slightly different -challenge at this year’s Salomon Richmond 10k Race. This time I was joined by Hannah, fellow blogger friend at She Writes She Fights. Taking it easy after the race on Easter Monday was proving to be difficult – I was still on the runners’ high all week and had to really be disciplined with allowing myself to recover adequately before Richmond. Recovery and taking things easy, even though quite pleasant,…

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I have been very much looking forward to doing this race, mainly because I did a similar race here in spring last year which I really liked. The race organisers recommended that we park by Richmond tube station and either walk or catch the tube from there to Kew Gardens to avoid the traffic mayhem. I have to say, it was a very convenient solution but I could have had lunch in Nando’s for the price I paid for the parking only ;-( At least I got a cool Nike technical T-shirt at the end which somewhat compensated me for…

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