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“I’ll definitely only have one or two drinks tonight,” I confidently announced to my boyfriend, Zak, while putting my frock on the night before the Birchwood 10K – my first race in nearly a year. It was my boyfriend’s father’s 50th birthday and we were off out for tapas to celebrate; not the most sensible of pre-race meals admittedly, but I figured if I loaded up on patatas bravas, I’d be getting my pre-race carbs in.

Needless to say, caught up in the celebrations – and nerves about the impending race the next morning – I loaded up on prosecco as well as potatoes, topped off with a completely unwarranted brandy shot. And when I arrived home woozy headed and saw my kit laid out on the bed, I couldn’t have regretted it more. After months out of running due to a lingering injury, I’d targeted the Birchwood 10K as my comeback race. I’d made it through a whole six-week training plan without pain, dedicated mornings to interval training and evenings to making overnight oats and couldn’t have felt fitter.

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Re-start your running with the new issue of Women's Running, out now! We'll show you seven ways to break out of a running rut and how to come to terms with a new way of running when your times are on the decline. We've got expert advice on the steps you need to take now if you're planning for a spring PB next year. Plus, find out how running can help you be more mindful; be inspired by three women who celebrated big birthdays through amazing run events; and find out how to run if you have asthma. Giving your nutrition a re-think? Read a dietician's no-nonsense advice for fuelling your endurance sessions and read our special report on carb cycling for runners. You'll find all this plus the best kit reviews for road and trail, workouts for runners, and much more!