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)"
English Half Marathon Review 2015.
The year the course changed…for the better.Read more "ENGLISH HALF MARATHON 2015 REVIEW (SEPTEMBER 20th 2015)"
Marathon training this time around has fairly taken it out of me. I think the year has caught up with me somewhat as I have trained variations in distance as well as different disciplines as I transitioned into Triathlons. Next year my focus will be on endurance and long distances so 10k’s, and to some […]Read more "Looking Towards Dublin Marathon 2015."
A hardy bunch of DH Runners headed towards Fleetwood for the Fleetwood Half Marathon on Sunday 23rd August. We’ve not been very lucky with weather in Blackpool and the surrounding regions over the past few years so why we signed up to another race in the area is beyond me. Gluttons for punishment is all […]Read more "FLEETWOOD HALF MARATHON REVIEW – SUNDAY 23rd AUGUST."
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"
After four years of running I finally added a DNS to my career. It was bound to happen sometime but to miss two in a row was irksome at best. I’d been looking forward to Lancaster Three Bridges as I was confident that I could’ve beaten last years time. Unfortunately we made it a short […]Read more "Lancaster Three Bridges/Keswick Half Marathon DNS"
On Sunday February 26th 2012 I limped my way to the finish line of the Great North West Half Marathon in just under 3 hours. I was mentally battered and bruised and physically ruined but as I crossed the finish line I vowed that I would be back in 2013 fitter, stronger and faster. Of […]Read more "BLACKPOOL GREAT NORTH WEST HALF MARATHON 2013 – IN WHICH THE RELUCTANT RUNNER AIMS TO FIND REDEMPTION."