I always find September as a runner a slightly strange month – on the one hand there’s excitement and renewed motivation to get the training in after some time off at the end of the summer, but I a
As I’m on the comeback trail and trying to gain fitness, I’m constantly reminding myself of why I run and having just come back from a lovely holiday on the Cornish south coast, I’ve been reminded
Almost exactly a year since my last blog post and running-wise it’s been an ‘interesting’ time.
26.7.17 Final blog
Snowdonia Trail Marathon – done! Easily the second hardest race of my life but also most definitely the most stunning race setting of any I’ve done.
So the race is here and I’m excited about it.
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.
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
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
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
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