It’s been another great year in terms of my running. I set goals at the start of the year and I managed to hit them all. January saw me take part in the Inskip Half Marathon and set a new half marathon PB of 1:33.18…and ended up with a snazzy new bobble hat. February saw […]Read more "2017 – A review of favourite/notable races"
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun, and in the morning We will remember them.” The Windmill 10k has become another favourite on my racing calendar. 2016 was the first year of […]Read more "Windmill 10k review – Sunday 12th November 2017"
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."
I haven’t blogged for a few weeks (maybe a few months). In all honesty I’ve been rushed off my feet. Not only have I been training for marathons but I’ve been studying a nutrition diploma. I’m now fully qualified and looking to put my new skills into action by becoming a nutrition coach/advisor. It’s going […]Read more "It’s been a while…"
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."
I’m not entirely sure what I thought I was signing up to when I entered the Hell on the Humber. At the time I knew that I needed to get an endurance event in to give me an idea where I was in terms of fitness before contemplating Comrades Marathon in 2018. I’d be training […]Read more "HELL ON THE HUMBER (HOTH) REVIEW – AUGUST 19th/20th 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."