It’s been another great year in terms of my running. I set goals at the start of the year and I managed to hit them all. January saw me take part in the Inskip Half Marathon and set a new half marathon PB of 1:33.18…and ended up with a snazzy new bobble hat. February saw […]Read more "2017 – A review of favourite/notable races"
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."
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"
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"
Having had a successful showing at the Vale of York Half Marathon I was fairly content that I would go into the English Half and just run it easy as a build up for Chester Marathon. More on that later. Having had two relatively up and down stays at the Villaggio in Warrington I decided […]Read more "English Half Marathon (Warrington) Review – Running is a no contact sport, right?"
So I may or may not be retreading familiar routes this year… Who am I kidding…I definitely am retreading familiar routes. I’ve just booked the hotels for The English Half in Warrington and The Chester Marathon in Chester (obviously). As well as that I’m definitely trying to get to the 3 Bridges 10k in Lancaster […]Read more "We need a break from the old routine…or do we?"