July 2018 – the best is yet to come

Another month gone; how is it possibly August tomorrow?! I know they say time speeds up as you get older but it's getting a bit ridiculous. July was a mixed month for me and running - I was off plan after the Half which I found terrifying and liberating in equal amounts. There was a... Continue Reading →

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Shrewsbury Half Marathon 17th June 2018

Where do I even begin! I signed up for this in November 2017, I have dedicated the last 16 weeks of training to it, 215 miles have been run in preparation. KIT Tried and tested kit, nothing new, I had read all the books - never wear new kit on race day! My trainers are... Continue Reading →

Life; a work in progress

I've tried to write this a million times over the last few months. I've scrapped sentence after sentence. Looked at words as they swim in front of my eyes. Life got away from me for a while. Everything was a little bit foggy and I sort of lost myself. The momentum of events carried me... Continue Reading →

Fifty percent pain

My all time favourite running song is Fort Minor - Remember the name. If you've not heard it, add it to your running playlist and I promise you you'll boss that 3:48! Give it a listen! Listening to the lyrics got me thinking.... This is ten percent luck Twenty percent skill Fifteen percent concentrated power... Continue Reading →

The 6 mile wall

You hear marathon runners talk about 'The Wall' and it is a legit point where your body and mind decide they can travel no further. Running is 50% your legs and 50% your head. It's amazing what you can make your legs do and what you can convince your head you can't do. In my... Continue Reading →

My 2018 goals

Run a half marathon - preferably in under 3 hours but just to make it round would an achievement Shrewsbury half 17th June 2018 booked   Run a sub 35min 5K @ Parkrun Probably a nice flat one like Telford   Run one race a month every month to gain 12 medals in the year... Continue Reading →

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