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Another pb....

Whilst the season is drawing to a close gearsandtears coached athletes are still out and about training and racing. Today coached athlete Andrew set a new 10k personal best and placed 2nd overal. A great result, particularly as only 3 few weeks after a strong marathon run. Great effort.  

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Jungle Marathon

In 2008 I took part in the Jungle Marathon with my good friend Nobbsy (aka Martin). This is a multi- stage ultra running event set in the Amazonian rainforests of Brazil. The conditions were harsh, the course challenging. Nobbsy & I completed the course, Nobbsy lost a considerable amount of weight & also brought back several tropical diseases to serve as a reminder of his efforts. I came back the same weight but did bring back a nice race T shirt ;) 

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More Good News

This weekend Britain was basked in sunshine. Frustratingly I wasn't able to take full advantage of this treat as I was sat at my laptop writing training plans. These frustrations were eased a little by welcoming a new athlete to the fold, the news of a pb by Michelle in her 10k, & Manuela receiveing confirmation of her place in the GB team for the European Championships. I also took up a challenge by long time gearsandtears supporter Terry - details to follow on or around the 1st January ;)

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