A week removed from Manchester Marathon and I had the great idea of heading down to Lancaster to take part in the Three Bridges 10k. The recovery plan said to run a seven mile recovery run on the Sunday which essentially meant to run around nine minute miles. So I thought I could combine that […]Read more "Review – Lancaster Three Bridges 10k 17th April 2016"
It’s no secret that I’ve suffered from depression, anxiety and awkwardness in social situations. I’m more than comfortable around my friends but throw a new person in to the mix and it is game over for me. It’s not that I’m rude or anything but I struggle to connect with new people so I tend […]Read more "Mental Health Ambassador Programme"
A great many people have been awaiting with anticipation the result of a parish council vote on charging parkrun that could effectively spell the end of Little Stoke parkrun. Sadly, the decision went against parkrun yesterday with the councillors voting 6 to 4 for imposing a fee. There were 2 abstentions. Personally, and this is […]Read more "Reaction to: Stoke Gifford Parish Council deciding to charge Little Stoke parkrun"
Everything that could have gone wrong in training went wrong this time around. So I went into Manchester Marathon with a mixture of trepidation but also with an idea of what could be possible. After a successful outing at Trimpell I knew that I could get to 20 miles in and around 2 hours 53 […]Read more "Manchester Marathon – A 26.2 mile run = A 10 mile sufferfest."
On Sunday 10th March I will be taking part in my fifth marathon. It will be my second attempt at Manchester Marathon following two goes at Chester Marathon and one at Dublin. It’s been a rocky little road getting into race shape following various illnesses and injuries but I’m confident that I’ve done enough to […]Read more "Looking towards – Manchester Marathon"