There is something about the ritual of the race – putting on the number, lining up, being timed – that brings out the best in us.
– Grete Waitz
On Sunday I attended my second English Half Marathon in Warrington. I was primarily using this as part of my build up to Chester Marathon but I was also looking to better last years time as I thought I hadn’t done as well as I could have. I’d decided yet again to stay at The […]Read more "English Half Marathon (Warrington) – Smashed it!!!"
I’m finally getting around to sorting out some of my running videos and I came across this one that I wanted to share. On 22 July 2012 I took part in the Gateshead 10k. I’m proud that I always manage to sprint finish home but this one was a bit of a thrill. All the […]Read more "Gateshead 10k 2012 sprint finish"
Run a Marathon they said. You’ll enjoy it they said. You’ll have no problems completing it they said. The training will be fun they said. I don’t know who this ‘they’ are but they are clearly mental. The Marathon is now 5 weeks away and my race simulation training has begun. Over the past two […]Read more "Run a Marathon ‘they’ said"