Sunday 22nd April 2018 – the day I ran my first marathon. Wow. It still sounds pretty surreal. I hadn’t trained for it properly and consequently, the goal was to cross the finish line in one piece, uninjured, and within the 8 hour cut off time. Regardless of training, I think these are pretty decent… Read More Life’s Funny Lessons Found In My Pre-Marathon Journey: You. Fucking. Got. This!
Earlier this week, which day precisely escapes me, I had a sudden change of heart. I tried to defer my London Marathon entry until 2019. I had it in my head until this week that I was definitely going to cheer and not run this year. What I do remember about this decision making process… Read More Hey! London Marathon, I’m Coming For Ya!!
Today was the day of The Big Half in London.First of all a massive well done to everyone who got out there and ran today. Well done to everyone who smashed a PB and to everyone who didn’t and still ran. So many people ran and so many people keep saying they had a tough… Read More Why I Didn’t Run The Big Half, But Will Still Complete It
I was looking for some trail races a while ago. I like running. I love natural environments so it feels like a natural progression for me to take my running from the city to the trails. For me personally there’s only so much city running you can do and feel inspired. There’s also the niggles… Read More Cancer Research UK Tough 10, Box Hill
A while ago when I was sign-up-to-all-the-races mad I signed up to a bunch of races. So excited was I about signing up to races until I had no money left I didn’t check my dates very well. I didn’t double book myself, although it was a close call. I did book myself two races… Read More Run In The Dark 2017
At the weekend I did something completely new. I did something that brought me joy, another something that I came across as a result of my running journey. I entering the world of being a race marshal for the first time. I marshalled for Run Wimbledon, by Perseverance Events. This is a tough course of… Read More Marshalling Run Wimbledon 2017