“Excuse me mate, you’re pissing on my trainers.” “It’s only piss, get over it.” Awesome…there really is no come back to that. This was the start of my 15th marathon experience. I’d come a long way since my first back in Chester in 2013. Back then I finished in a respectable 4:20.47. Sure, it wasn’t […]Read more "Manchester Marathon – 7th April 2019. (15 marathon’s in the bag)"
When I ran my second marathon at Chester in 2014 I crossed the line in 3:49.22. Naturally I was looking for an improvement when I signed up to my first Spring marathon at Manchester in 2015. Sadly it wasn’t meant to be… I crossed the line in 3:54.07. Another attempt at Manchester a year later […]Read more "Manchester Marathon Review (Sunday April 2nd 2017)"
The Wilmslow Half Marathon was never really on my radar. I’d provisionally decided to do the local duathlon on Sunday 19th March just to keep my legs ticking over but then I found out that there were a fair few local runners heading down to take part in the Wilmslow Half Marathon. I was further […]Read more "The Wilmslow Half Marathon Review – March 19th 2017."
Manchester Marathon was to be my third marathon. This is coming from the guy who said he’d retire after one. With that said, I’ve already signed up to be part of a relay team in the Lakesman Triathlon next year so I already know that I have another one in the pipeline as well. So […]Read more "MANCHESTER MARATHON 2015 (19th April 2015)"
The build up to one of my favourite races started off really well. I’d been back and forward to the gym as well as doing hill work and track sessions with my personal trainer and I felt fitter than I had done for a long time. I was really looking forward to the run in […]Read more "The Bupa Great Manchester Run 2012 (May)"
After a successful 2010 it was time to see what 2011 could bring running wise. Things were good at home, The Joshua had just turned two and was really starting to come into his own as a little dude. The Christmas period wasn’t the best as it mainly consisted of frozen pipes and no water […]Read more "2011 – The emergence of The Cat"