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."
With the start of a new month it’s always good to have a little bit of motivation.Read more "Monday Motivation"
I recently watched a video featuring Irish runner Phil Healy. It was inspiring to say the least and certainly a message to anyone watching about never giving up. Watch the video then read the story behind it at the following link and further info of the after effects of the story for athletics here.Read more "Monday Motivation"
I’m not a swimmer. I’m not even close… So when I signed up to some Triathlons this year I knew I was going to be in trouble with this discipline. Some people have tried to coach me and point me in the right direction and for that I thank them. But I just wasn’t feeling […]Read more "Triathlon Training – A week where I finally got my head around it."
With the marathon looming in Manchester I find myself turning to music to get pumped up pre training run. One of my go to songs is Can’t Slow Down by Foreigner. Watch the video and then read the lyrics…it’s guaranteed to give you some get up and go. “Can’t Slow Down” Feel the blood rushing through my […]Read more "Music inspiration/motivation"
So, here I was just sitting minding my own business sitting with my nearly 8 week old daughter in my arms when a programme came on tv called Saints and Scroungers. If you’ve never seen it before the premise is simple. Matt Allwright (from Rogue Traders/Watchdog fame) tells us the story of some people ripping […]Read more "CURE RETT"
My name is Steve and I am a recovering insomniac. So why I had agreed to take part in a 24 hour relay race is beyond me. Personally I blame peer pressure. But regardless I found myself in a car on Friday evening on my way to Walton Upon Trent. My bag had travelled down […]Read more "#sexnoises – Adidas Thunder Run 2014."