This Is Not What I Planned

It’s been an age since I last blogged, life gets in the way and with a new full-time job (that was a shock to the system after working part-time for nearly 10 years) blogging wasn’t really a priority. Since my last blog in January things have been difficult. Marathon training was going well and by […]

The Beginning of the Journey

Technically this week has been the last week of base training before marathon training for the Greater Manchester Marathon starts. But today’s long run felt like the first proper run of this marathon training cycle. And since it felt like the first proper run of the training cycle why not start where I finished off in […]

London Marathon: The Final Countdown

If you thought marathoners were crazy for running 26.2 miles for fun, let me tell you what’s really crazy: Me, the week before the marathon. Especially this marathon… On Sunday, I’ll run my third 26.2-miler, the Virgin Money London Marathon. I’m hoping to cross the finish line in 3:49:59 or less, which means I must run […]