It feels like forever since I’ve raced, in reality it’d only been about 50 odd days, but I’d been missing it. It’s no secret that I’ve been struggling with lack of progress, or that’s been my perception anyway. I’ve been focussing on speed to try and get myself close to where I want to be, […]
This time last year I was well underway with marathon training for marathon number 1. it’s crazy to think i’m now sat here obsessing over number 5. I’d signed up for two half marathons as part of that initial Brighton Marathon training plan and low and behold I was doing it again this year; in […]
I’m always a little wary about writing down what I want to achieve. Some people swear by it as a way to stick to your goals and put it all out there, but then I also worry that maybe it becomes an anchor to which you judge yourself on. If somehow you don’t succeed, I […]
I’ve been flirting with an ITB flare up for a week or two. This is my bodies go to injury, I know it well and it has meant being sensible-ish, well more sensible than I normally am; Listening intently, stretching, and not pushing my running all that hard. I am still trying desperately to get […]
On Sunday the 28th Feb, Brighton woke early to welcome over 8,000 runners! That seems crazy to me, all of us getting up at the crack of dawn to run around this seaside city. It was the 26th Year of the event, but my first time taking part.
I’ve been running for a while now but racing is still something pretty new to me. I’ve always done short 5 and 10ks for fun, but never really pushed for more than that. The marathon training has started a love affair with races in me, and this past weekend I got to indulge once again, […]
This week has been a bit of a mess, a beautiful mess, but a mess all the same. I’ve been a bit all over the place and lost my normal ‘organised chaos’ cool. I’ve really just been trying to make it to now (sunday) without screwing anything up (too badly). I’ve also been taking part in Trigger […]