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This blog only started in October 2017. It has posts on running, cycling and fitness. There’s also race reviews and articles on running, training, fitness and nutrition.

The blog is called Gollum’s Blog because like Gollum, I have two voices in my head, one that tell me “I should go for a run” and the other voice that always says “I hate running and don’t want to go”.  I do say to my friends that I hate running, but I feel so good after a run, I keep running.

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Book Recommendation: Running Science (Editor, John Brewer)

If I was going to buy someone a running book this Christmas, I would buy this. An increasing number of people are buying E-books rather than hardback books, myself included. However, this is one of the few books I will have on my shelf at home. I enjoy reading it and find it so informative. … Continue reading Book Recommendation: Running Science (Editor, John Brewer)

Race Review Draycote Water 10km Race Series: Race 1; October, Race 2 November 2017 (This will be updated every month as results come in).

This is a great event. It is a series that runs every second Sunday of each month from October to March. It is located in Draycote Water, Warwickshire., which has a large lake and the course goes around the lake. If you live in the Midlands I recommend this series, as it’s a pretty course … Continue reading Race Review Draycote Water 10km Race Series: Race 1; October, Race 2 November 2017 (This will be updated every month as results come in).

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