I went into Blackpool Marathon knowing that it would be my tenth marathon but also in the knowledge that it wasn’t the marathon I was hoping to do. I was hoping I would be in London for what would be my tenth but sadly London Marathon rejected me (again) so I consoled myself with signing up […]Read more "Blackpool Marathon – Ten in the bag."
Blackpool will see me take part in my tenth marathon. I know, ten. There was a time when I didn’t even want to do one and then, when I did complete my first, I assumed that would be the end of it. Itch scratched and all that. But there’s something about the marathon that keeps […]Read more "The perfect ten?"
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."
After running the Chester Marathon and getting an 18 minute PB you would think I’d have had a bit of a rest right? Wrong. A week later I found myself in York with the family. It was to be a nice little family trip away for the weekend. Well, apart from the fact that I […]Read more "Yorkshire Marathon Review (9th October 2016)"
It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write a blog post. Since January my life has been consumed by the journey to Chester Marathon and on Sunday 1st October I completed it for the third time. Going into August I started a really heavy period of my training and I decided that I […]Read more "Chester Marathon review – 1st October 2016"
As I head towards Chester Marathon I’m currently in week eight of the multiple marathon training plan that I’m following. I’ve been following these plans since Manchester Marathon in the build up to my Marathon leg in The Lakesman and now into Chester. The plan is adapted slightly from an original plan by Pfitzinger and Douglas […]Read more "Tuesday – Training"