It goes without saying that I’ve fallen in love with Chester Marathon. After all, it was my marathon debut in 2013 and I’ve been back a few times since. My finish times for the event are as follows: 2013 (Marathon debut) – 4:20.47. The wheels fell off around 18 miles and I didn’t, yet, have […]Read more "Chester Marathon review – Sunday 8th October 2017."
I haven’t blogged for a few weeks (maybe a few months). In all honesty I’ve been rushed off my feet. Not only have I been training for marathons but I’ve been studying a nutrition diploma. I’m now fully qualified and looking to put my new skills into action by becoming a nutrition coach/advisor. It’s going […]Read more "It’s been a while…"
It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write a blog post. Since January my life has been consumed by the journey to Chester Marathon and on Sunday 1st October I completed it for the third time. Going into August I started a really heavy period of my training and I decided that I […]Read more "Chester Marathon review – 1st October 2016"
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"
The lead up to my second attempt at Chester Marathon had been quite tumultuous. Training had been going well for a couple of months and then suddenly I found myself with a very niggly knee/thigh/hip injury. This resulted in several trips to a sports physio and the osteopath to get me in some sort of […]Read more "Chester Marathon – Round Two."
So I’ve been busy…and I’ve had computer problems. But there’s a lot to tell you; Chester Marathon, Lancaster Half Marathon, Buggering up my shoulder, Brampton to Carlisle 10 miler and The imminent arrival of child number 2. All being well, I’ll be updating on these over the next two weeks. Please stand by normal service […]Read more "Technical Difficulties – Please Stand By"
Last year I uttered the immortal words… “One and out.” I was referring to running a marathon of course. Gradually, as the pain wore off and I got back into 10k/Half Marathon fitness I found myself thinking more and more about running a marathon again. For one, I wanted to better my time and hopefully […]Read more "Never say never again. (Or how I fell into marathon training…again)"