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?"
Already I find myself looking towards 2014 and what I want to do running wise. I’m already booked in for the Barcelona Half Marathon in February, The Adidas Thunder Run in July and The Spartan Race in August. Currently I’m looking at getting off the mark in January by signing up for the Resolution 10k […]Read more "Looking to 2014"
My name is Steve Claringbold and I am a marathon runner. It feels good to say that and if you’d said to me in 2009, when I started training for a one off 10k, that within four years I would have completed a marathon I would have laughed at you. But that is exactly what […]Read more "Ich bin ein Marathon Runner (Part One)"