It goes without saying that I’ve fallen in love with Chester Marathon. After all, it was my marathon debut in 2013 and I’ve been back a few times since. My finish times for the event are as follows: 2013 (Marathon debut) – 4:20.47. The wheels fell off around 18 miles and I didn’t, yet, have […]Read more "Chester Marathon review – Sunday 8th October 2017."
While at running group a few weeks ago I spotted a new runner being introduced to people by another member of the group. I was a little out of the way but I could hear what was being said. I saw that I was being pointed at and the following was said, “That’s Steve, he’s […]Read more "English Half Marathon review – Sunday September 17th 2017."
Over the years, despite a brave outward façade, I’ve often struggled with self-doubt. I always find, however, that the self-doubt is always in fierce competition with my desire not to be outdone. Which is exactly what brought me back to Ullswater Triathlon this July. After a less than stellar outing the year previously where I battled […]Read more "Ullswater Triathlon Review – Saturday July 8th 2017."
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."
On Wednesday 7th June I took part in my fourth Carlisle Tri Club 10k. Previous attempts had seen the following finishes: . 2014 – 48:14 (74th/139) 2015 – 47:24 (114th/228) 2016 – 45:29 (76th/250) I was fairly confident that I could pull a good time out of the hat this year. I just had to […]Read more "Carlisle Tri Club 10k Review – Wednesday 7th June 2017"
Ah Liverpool, A place I’ve spent many an hour. On Sunday 28th May though I was to spend quite a few hours here as I was taking part in the Liverpool Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon. We rocked down in DH style on the bus setting off in the early (just after 5!!) on a bus […]Read more "Liverpool Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon review – Sunday May 28th 2017"
I’ve been a massive fan of Lancaster Three Bridges since I happened upon it in 2012. I’ve only missed it once since then (we broke down on the motorway) but we’ve made it a real family outing over the years, even including one outing with my DH family. It’s a pretty simple 10k as things […]Read more "Lancaster Three Bridges Review – Sunday 30th April 2017"