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"
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."
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."
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"
The year was 1960, JFK had just taken office as the American President, for the first time a five piece band from Liverpool used the name The Beatles at a concert in Hamburg, The first episode of the long running soap Coronation Street was aired and the first successful kidney transplant took place. Another notable […]Read more "Running Great – Abebe Bikila"