Month: February 2017

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

When I signed up for the London Marathon I had many people stating how amazing it was, how I will love it, how I would feel so amazing upon finishing. Of all the people I spoke to I don’t remember one person mentioning the… Continue Reading “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”

Hampton Court Half Marathon

Sunday 19th February saw me run my second race of the year, my first Half Marathon of 2017, at Hampton Court. A flat, “fast” route starting at Giggs Hill Green in Thames Ditton, this was a great route to aid my training for the… Continue Reading “Hampton Court Half Marathon”

Time Out in Dublin

It has become a tradition, at this time of year, that I plan in a short break. The post exhaustion of the Christmas period sets in and I always feel the need to get away for just a few days – completely switch off.… Continue Reading “Time Out in Dublin”

The lonely road to the London Marathon

Saturday saw me hit a new milestone in training. Running further than I have ever done before (just), 14 miles. I had planned this route long in advance. Parking my car at Harlow Mill Beefeater I would run along the river path all the… Continue Reading “The lonely road to the London Marathon”

London Winter Run 2017

Sunday 5th February saw me return to London Winter Run. After a poor run in 2016 I was rather apprehensive about running this race again. However, with the London Marathon fast approaching it was the perfect opportunity to try out my training pace in… Continue Reading “London Winter Run 2017”

London Marathon’s Meet the Experts

In 11 weeks time, if all goes to plan, I will be basking in the post marathon glow. That’s it 11 weeks. Something that was drummed into all who attended London Marathon’s Meet the Experts event yesterday. Personally I did not quite realise how… Continue Reading “London Marathon’s Meet the Experts”