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."
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)"
At the start of 2012 I felt confident that this year was going to be a great year for Running. I was signed up to do the Blackpool Half Marathon http://www.fyldecoastrunning.org/ at the end of February, my training had continued through winter and I was relatively healthy after Christmas. It was around the beginning of January […]Read more "2012 (Jan/Feb) – Running into trouble"