It’s been a very long time. Nearly 9 months since I last blogged in anger to be exact. I’ve been a tad busy and the year has gotten away from me. I briefly tried my hand at podcasting but even that became too time consuming and has had to go on the back-burner for a […]Read more "It’s been a long time…"
Wednesday 1st June was the beginning of what would be a packed week of competing. It was a last minute decision to run the Carlisle Tri Club 10k due to the fact that I had to work a night-shift following it. But in the end I just decided to man up and get amongst it. […]Read more "Carlisle Tri-Club 10k Review -Wednesday 1st June 2016"
As I sit here with man flu I’m starting to think that the running Gods don’t want me to get my shit together this year. Well, I say man flu…I don’t know what the kids have given me but it’s absolutely knocked me sideways. One minute I’m boiling hot and the next minute I’m freezing […]Read more "Resolution 10k 2016 and Marathon Training update"
I was asked by the good people at JoggBox if I would like to try a sample box. I was intrigued. In fact I had been intrigued by JoggBox for a while. I’d seen a few adverts here and there and wondered what the premise was. As it turned out it’s a pretty similar business […]Read more "JOGG BOX REVIEW"
Since the first week in June I’ve been steadily ploughing on with my marathon training. I’ve been following the Pfitzinger and Douglas up to 55 miles per week 18 week schedule. The first week was a mixture of an 8 mile lactate threshold run on Tuesday, a 9 mile aerobic run Thursday, a 4 mile […]Read more "6 Weeks of Marathon Training under the belt."
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)"
I was going into Keswick Rugby Club Half Marathon still carrying a calf niggle from my previous run the Valiants Half Marathon. As such I decided that I was going to take this one a little easier. Plus there were going to be hills…lots of hills. Whenever I think of hills I immediately think of […]Read more "Keswick Half Marathon – Run to the hills (In which one of the DH Runners has a secret…which isn’t a secret)."