Much like my previous post about the Carlisle Tri Club 10k, The Appleby 10k has become a staple of my running calendar. This is mostly down to the fact that they run a fun run before the 10k which I’ve taken part in with my son for the past three years. Previous attempts had seen […]Read more "Appleby 10k Review – Sunday 25th June 2017."
HILLS – where we’re going…there will be hills. And so it was that I had signed up for the Haweswater Half Marathon on Sunday March 5th. I’d never ran Haweswater before but I’d been assured by other runners who had attended previously that it was pretty hilly in the first half of the race with […]Read more "Haweswater Half Review – Sunday March 5th 2017"
English Half Marathon Review 2015.
The year the course changed…for the better.Read more "ENGLISH HALF MARATHON 2015 REVIEW (SEPTEMBER 20th 2015)"
A hardy bunch of DH Runners headed towards Fleetwood for the Fleetwood Half Marathon on Sunday 23rd August. We’ve not been very lucky with weather in Blackpool and the surrounding regions over the past few years so why we signed up to another race in the area is beyond me. Gluttons for punishment is all […]Read more "FLEETWOOD HALF MARATHON REVIEW – SUNDAY 23rd AUGUST."
As I kick further into Marathon training one subject has reared its ugly head again and, to be honest, it’s about time I started to get it right. What am I talking about? Nutrition. During training for my first Marathon I was getting my entire nutrition bang on and I was probably my lightest for a […]Read more "EAT HEALTHY – AUGUST CHALLENGE"
My original plan for Sunday 26th July was to take part in the X-Border 10k from Gretna to Carlisle. Since deciding upon this something had been niggling in the back of my mind about this date which had stopped me from signing up to the run. It was only five weeks before that I worked […]Read more "‘Regents Park 10k Review – July 26th 2015."
I’d been told about the Appleby 10k from a few of the entrants of the previous year. It was billed as slightly undulating but I was warned of some fairly hefty hills in the first couple of miles. Regardless, I got myself booked in and signed the boy up for the fun run which was […]Read more "Appleby 10k Review – Sunday 28th June 2015"