It’s time to talk Marathon training!! Somehow this has happened … First time around in 2017 it didn’t go all that well …the aim was 3:20 .. I didn’t have a plan ..I didn’t really commit to the training. It pretty much went to shit at mile 17 and I hung on for dear life, … More Time for some marathon talk!
Thunder Run (TR) is a 24hr off-road relay race with the aim to complete as many laps as possible, of an undulating 10k loop, either as a solo participant, in a pair or as a Same sex/mixed team of 3-5 or 6-8 runners. The race starts at midday on the Saturday, finishing midday Sunday (in … More THUNDER RUN 2019
Waayyyyy back in November my wife’s cousin (Dave) contacted me to say that the entries for Cambridge half marathon were due to open in a few weeks and would I fancy running it with him and my wife’s other cousin, Edd… erm ok!
I’m stopping after this lap I’ll stop when I get past this crowd on the home straight should I fake an injury, or just say I fucked it off? if I fake injury will I have to miss a few training sessions to keep up the pretence? ohh that guy’s pulled out … if it’s … More National XC Championship
Blowing every time you move your mouth Blowing down the back roads headin’ south (Bob Dylan) Monday of half term – The perfect day for me to get my first cycle commute of the year ticked off. The kids and dogs are at my parents for the day. I can set off for work … More Idiot wind
It’s probably last minute panic training coupled with the realisation that my running fitness has dropped right off a cliff in the past couple of months but I feel like some running motivation is returning …
Five weeks to go until the Hardmoors 50. 👀 HOLY SHIT. How can these things sneak up on you so fast 😲 I got an entry in for the Hardmoors 50 way back in July. I got a friend to put it in because on the day it opened i was camping in a field in … More Better last minute than not at all…
There’s no getting away from it … in running terms its been a shit few weeks. Last week i was on jury service and if you’ve done jury service (twice for me so don’t give up hope) you’ll know that you can be sitting on your arse a lot, asked to go in late, sent … More Jury service and zero running miles
Bollocks! You turn up to the race, walk up to the registration desk form in hand and notice the tupperware bowl full of £5 notes .. then you realise – you didn’t take enough money… Actually, I didn’t take ANY money for the race…… I took £3 to get a newspaper on the way home. … More Commondale Clart-y party
Two of my local parkruns set up the ‘double’ for New Years Day and having never done it before I thought I’d tick it off the list this year. It was also an ideal chance to get some good miles in. We were due family over for lunch so I pretty much left my wife … More NYD double parkrun