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Peppa Pig Is Faster Then Me!

I really should get into the habit of writing these more! So, the last time I blogged I mentioned that I had tonsillitis 11 days before the Brighton Marathon. 481 more words


Bikes and Biceps.

Before I got really serious about the running thing, I was pretty much all about the strength training thing. Determined to be something other than The Skinny One, I’ve been trying to build muscle and ‘tone up’ for a few years now, and it still forms the bulk of my training – albeit more running specific these days.  1,048 more words

Health & Fitness

So, I'm going to run a marathon.

Brighton Marathon to be precise.

Although as I sit here, shin-splint-ravaged legs elevated (all about that RICE), and having run a total of 1 kilometre in the past fortnight, it doesn’t seem like the most achievable of goals. 535 more words

Health & Fitness

Are You Really Going Out In That?

Running isn’t for everyone. But if it’s your thing – if you are used to just popping out and running fairly good distances – and then suddenly you can’t anymore… well, it’s hard to explain how that feels… 456 more words

Mid-life Crisis

Brighton Marathon - Race Day

It’s been a while since I posted here. I wonder how many times I’ve written that before. I’m making no promises. I won’t say I will start posting again regularly and I won’t say I’ll be back soon. 1,270 more words


Two marathons in six weeks...

This is how my 2016 started, or at least the training part was anyway. “Why two?” I hear you ask. Well a couple of reasons really… 419 more words

Edinburgh Marathon

My Comfort Zone Challenge: Brighton Marathon

Brighton Marathon

Things I knew in my head before the marathon:
– I would finish
– It wouldn’t be easy
– The crowd would be helpful… 858 more words

Life Begins At The End Of Your Comfort Zone