I went into Blackpool Marathon knowing that it would be my tenth marathon but also in the knowledge that it wasn’t the marathon I was hoping to do. I was hoping I would be in London for what would be my tenth but sadly London Marathon rejected me (again) so I consoled myself with signing up […]Read more "Blackpool Marathon – Ten in the bag."
Blackpool will see me take part in my tenth marathon. I know, ten. There was a time when I didn’t even want to do one and then, when I did complete my first, I assumed that would be the end of it. Itch scratched and all that. But there’s something about the marathon that keeps […]Read more "The perfect ten?"
The Wilmslow Half Marathon was never really on my radar. I’d provisionally decided to do the local duathlon on Sunday 19th March just to keep my legs ticking over but then I found out that there were a fair few local runners heading down to take part in the Wilmslow Half Marathon. I was further […]Read more "The Wilmslow Half Marathon Review – March 19th 2017."
Blackpool 2012 I was having a bad race. It was my second half marathon having completed the Hilton Half Marathon in Blackpool the September before. I was halfway through when I went the wrong way and ended up passing the finish line around the same time as some of the faster runners. I’d never run […]Read more "Great North West Half Marathon Review (Sunday – February 19th 2017)."
TIME TO TALK It’s Time to Talk day on Thursday February 2nd 2017. Time To Talk day is an event organised by Time to Change. Time to Change are a growing movement of people changing how we all think and act about Mental Health problems. Their aim is that everyone with a mental health problem […]Read more "Time to Talk/Run and Talk and Mental Health Issues"
At 7:15am on a bitterly cold Sunday morning I was on a bus with the rest of the DH Runners which was en-route to Inskip. This had been a race which had been a long time coming for me. The first year of entering (2015) I managed to sleep in and miss the bus after […]Read more "Inskip Half Marathon Review – January 22nd 2017."
The Carlisle Santa Dash was always scheduled to be my final run of the year. Once you start kicking into mid-December then there isn’t much on the horizon race wise. The Santa Dash had been organised in collaboration between Sport In Action, DH Runners and Carlisle Tri Club and was aimed at raising money for […]Read more "Carlisle Santa Dash review (Sunday 11th December 2016)"