HILLS – where we’re going…there will be hills. And so it was that I had signed up for the Haweswater Half Marathon on Sunday March 5th. I’d never ran Haweswater before but I’d been assured by other runners who had attended previously that it was pretty hilly in the first half of the race with […]Read more "Haweswater Half Review – Sunday March 5th 2017"
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."
In the biggest case of glossing over an event there is I’ll quickly talk about my recent outing at the Ullswater Triathlon before moving on to the Windmill Half Marathon.Read more "Windmill Half Marathon Review – Sunday 17th July 2016."
I’ve always enjoyed the Great North West Half Marathon in a perverse kind of way. It’s a true battle of man (or woman) against the elements. Depending on what kind of runner you are the inevitable wind either slows you down to the point where you might even be walking or you power through it. […]Read more "Great North West Half Marathon (20th February 2016) – Gone with the wind."
It had been three years since I last set foot on the start line of The Cumbrian Run. My last couple of years had been consumed with a first and second attempt at Chester Marathon. I had briefly dabbled with the idea of doing a third Chester Marathon but decided against it due to The […]Read more "The Great Cumbrian Run 2015 Review (Sunday 4th October 2015)"
February 2014: “Never again, never freaking ever again.” Although I didn’t say freaking…I’ll leave you to substitute. That was my experience of Blackpool last year. To be fair, I had done the Barcelona half marathon the week before and the contrast in experiences was sizeable. So, why I found myself signing up to the 2015 […]Read more "Great North West Half Marathon (Blackpool) Review – Four Seasons in One Day."
I’ve been scratching my head for months now when people ask me what my PB’s are…so I’ve done a bit of digging and I’m pretty confident that these are my PB’s over recorded/competitive events. 1 mile: 6:29 (Magic Mile Sept 2013) 5K: 23:48 (parkrun – 27th Sept 2014) 10K: 47:17 (Moorclose 10k 2014) […]Read more "Steve’s Personal Best List"