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First blog - why genitals, why running

Welcome to this blog! Over the next weeks, I’m going to use this as another way to keep my training on track. If I’m honest, public accountability is proving to be the best way to keep the legs trotting along to the training schedule. 968 more words

Brighton Marathon

Things I have learnt from 3 marathons!

I’ve completed 3 marathons. I have a love hate relationship with them all.

  1. Edinburgh

I learnt gels do not work for me, throwing them all up at 13 miles was not a highlight! 566 more words


Thoughts on Your Long Run

So you’re training for a half marathon or a marathon and you know come the weekend, that long run has to be done. I as much as anyone have my routines and ultimately when I’m running have a few typical thoughts… 515 more words


Pushing on

Whoop! Longest run since October and I’m running with Iron Man… actually, my running buddy for today is WAY bigger a hero than Iron Man. … 476 more words


Marathon lessons I have to remind myself I learnt...

Marathons are no joke. It’s not just 26.2 miles on race day; it’s the 300-400 odd miles you put in during training that really count. Now training for my second, I have to keep giving myself a nudge. 393 more words


A Marathon Journey

Only 73 days till the Brighton Marathon.

73 days… 10.5 weeks… This feels like not a lot.

I’m not really a runner, in fact since I graduated 3.5 years ago I havn’t really been that active at all, and come to write of it final year consisted of sitting, studying and binge eating junk food. 768 more words

Farnborough Half Marathon 2017

On Sunday 22nd January I ran my first Half Marathon, just 7 months after taking up running. It was an incredible experience, which I really enjoyed. 402 more words