Sam Blakey

Third marathon in five weeks or bust!

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Posted on 7:57pm Tuesday 11th May 2010

Final marathon that's right up there with Monty Python's Ministry of Silly Walks

Sam Blakey

Election race is on - but do I want to be part of it?

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Posted on 2:06pm Wednesday 5th May 2010

Am I the only one wishing I could run out on this election?

Sam Blakey

Capital's big race is simply the best

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Posted on 3:10pm Tuesday 27th April 2010

Londoners come up trumps yet again with a marathon turnout!

Sam Blakey

Marathon brings men's urinals and a 20 euro note into focus

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Posted on 1:59pm Saturday 17th April 2010

Running the Paris Marathon proves more than a little noteworthy!

Sam Blakey

Tapering down means some serious monkey business

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Posted on 3:59pm Sunday 4th April 2010

Running down in readiness for the Paris Marathon almost provided the perfect recipe for writer's block.

Sam Blakey

A near miss nearly puts paid to double marathon challenge

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Posted on 5:39pm Sunday 28th March 2010

This town ain't big enough for the both of us, so it's time for some motorists to move over (just a little bit, please...)

Sam Blakey

The woman who climbed a mountain and came down a hill!

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Posted on 5:54pm Sunday 21st March 2010

One wrong turn put me on the road to Hell! Yorkshire is a beautiful county, but a 20 mile run from Ilkley to Leeds-Bradford Airport and back means a climb to more than 700m above sea level...

Sam Blakey

Apps, jelly babies and doing a Ben Johnson!

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Posted on 4:36pm Monday 15th March 2010

So much more than just a pair of good trainers... the things you need nowadays for that perfect long run.

Sam Blakey

Less about finish time, more about the legs!

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Posted on 1:18pm Thursday 4th March 2010

Running long distances is hard but there's something that just keeps me going...

Sam Blakey

Running out of room...

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Posted on 12:39pm Thursday 25th February 2010

OK, I have a pet hate – it’s motorists who think they own the road and only they have a right to use them. Yes I know they pay their road tax but then so do I. I don’t, however, always have the car with me when I am hitting the roads.

Sam Blakey

Running for all the right reasons

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Posted on 3:50pm Friday 19th February 2010

THOSE who know me say I am a bit of a control freak and they are probably right.

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