Tom's Blog 12.7.17

By Tom's_Blog July 12th, 2017

Stick or twist? That question has been going through my mind as I have felt in no-man’s-land the past week or so. The Snowdonia Trail Marathon is now less than two weeks away.

Tom's Blog 4.7.17

By Tom's_Blog July 4th, 2017

Well I’m not a superstitious person but having written in last week’s blog about managing my training load to ensure I get to the start line fit and healthy, I woke up the very next morning with a

Tom's Blog 26.6.17

By Tom's_Blog June 26th, 2017

I really enjoyed the annual Friday 5 in Nowton Park – to tweak a football cliché, it really is a race of two halves – once you are on the start of the gravel track you can get your breath back and

Tom's Blog 20.6.17

By Tom's_Blog June 20th, 2017

One of my most cherished running possessions is a letter the late Chris Brasher wrote to me about 20 years ago where he emphasised the importance of speed work – given his status as a genuine legen

Tom's Blog 13.6.17

By Tom's_Blog June 13th, 2017

Fairly run of the mill training week the past week – I’ve struggled a little bit for motivation after the buzz of the race in Grassington the previous weekend and a busy domestic life over these co

Tom's Blog 30.5.17

By Tom's_Blog May 30th, 2017

As I look forward to the Wharfedale Trail Half Marathon this Saturday, I've been trying to inject more pace and effort into my training runs to also put some zip back into my legs and slowly but su