Those of you who have been reading the blog for at least the last year will remember that I signed up for Inskip Half Marathon and then promptly missed it by sleeping in and missing the bus that was taking us down. So I signed up again for this year and training was going well. […]Read more "Inskipped – Part Two"
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."
You may, or may not be, perplexed as to why I have called this one ‘field trip’…we’ll get to that in due course. There was a lot of debate as to whether the Vale of York Half Marathon was in York or Leeds. It turned out it was neither as it was based in Sherburn […]Read more "Vale of York Half Marathon – FIELD TRIP (7th September 2014)"
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)."
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."