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Three Quarters Of The way There!

I'm sure you'll all agree that the mental aspect to running can be as challenging as the physical side, sometimes harder. If you've read my other blog post about the Disney medals you'll know that this is number 3 of a set of 4. That's 75% of them are mine and just 25% to go. That would seem like I've done most of the hard work and only got a bit m...
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Run, Forrest, Run

  Forrest Gump is known as many things, one of them for being an ultra marathoner. I'd signed up for the Run, Forest, Run 10km medal but due to my lost mojo recently it wasn't my greatest triumph!  I've been doing a bit of background reading about the Forrest Gump film and found this fascinating article about whether his run, that took 3 ...
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Fairy tale series; Part 3 of 4

  Whilst running for my 3rd of the Fairy Tale Series medals, I spent the 5K thinking about why I run. Here are 14 of the reasons that went through my head: Because I've got all the gear!Eating guilt free after a long run.Food - oh wait, I've already covered that one!One run can change a bad day to a good one.Races - practice makes me better at...
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Running Buddies

  Hi All, This post I am going to write about running buddies..more specifically my two year old running buddy. I started running when my little boy was six months old and he came with me every week to running club. He even got good at wiggling his feet when we were warming up. When he was a dink he used to sleep about ten minutes into the run...
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Before Midnight: A Modern Fairytale.

Enter your text here ... Once upon a time there was a girl named Runderella who just loved to run. She wanted to complete a Medal Mad virtual challenge and earn a medal called 'Before Midnight.' Alas, she was unable to, as her trainers were old and worn; they kept threatening to injure her each each time she wore them out on a run. Whatever would s...
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These Girls Can Run The World

When I saw this challenge I thought it was just a 'girls only' event but like all things at Medalmad they are always inclusive! In fact if you are regular reader, you'll remember that even my horse Hercules has taken part in one of the challenges (and even wrote the blog). That one was meant to be about running with your dog (I don't have one), but...
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The Pursuit Challenge 13.1M Section

  It seems that I Just can't say no.Every new challenge Medalmad launch - I want to take part in. So, when I saw the Pursuit Challenge - it just had to be done. I'm not running a marathon this year, and to be honest I am really enjoying just staying half marathon fit. One of the halves in my diary this year, (after thoroughly enjoying it last ...
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Emerald City

  My last blog was about some steps back I had while training for the London Marathon. I explained how after a few weeks of taking it easy and doing some cross training, my shin splint was able to heal. Which brings me onto my next challenge.  I had a 10km race booked three weeks after my shin splint had caused me problems. Having not ran...
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Fairy Tale Series Part 2 of 4

I'm already half way there. I now have 2 of these beautiful medals. I'm telling you, you need these ones in your collection. Not only are these medals great, they are also a nice, comfortable 5K distance. I found running through my first love of OCR (obstacle course racing.) Last summer I decided to focus more on my running times as I want to impro...
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Hey You Guys

I have wanted a Goonies medal in my collection for quite some time. I saw one a couple of years ago (before I found Medal Mad). It was from a virtual run company in the U.S.A, which meant that the shipping costs were expensive and so I didn't go for it. I've been on the look out for one ever since. I was thrilled when Medal Mad announced that they ...
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