List of blog posts

  • Well that brings to an end to a 90 mile week, forgotten how time consuming a 90 mile week was 😆 🥱. Week started with a 19 mile long run, split 13 at 7:05 pace and 6 at marathon pace 6:50. The route I took was a big loop took me through, a number of… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Training shoe of 2022

    Should have posted this a couple of weeks ago, but sadly life gets in the way sometimes, but I’m finding myself with a little time on my hands this afternoon, so here’s my thoughts on my ‘Go To’ shoe of 2022. The On Cloud Monster !!! This shoe for me has surprised me the most,… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Marathon Training Week # 2

    2nd week of training started off with a 18 mile long run split, 11 mile @ 7:05 pace then 7 @ 6:50 pace. Headed out and bang straight away the brutal head winds hit ! But I soon turned out of the winds and headed into the fen roads, long clear straight roads! Was sitting… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Well back into marathon training officially on the 2nd January, I would say feeling more confident this time round, but there is work to be done. So last year I put done a solid base leading into this, regularly banking 65-75 mile weeks, consistently has been great. So week 1, my coach sends me my… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • 2022, that’s a wrap

    As 2022 comes to a close, thought it would be a good time to reflect on the year. It’s the 20th of December, and was looking back on my performances throughout the year and training in general, and I have to say I think it’s been one of my best years of running, and life… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Gainsborough 10k

    Final 10k of the year was last weekend, and I felt in great shape. Morning of the race I woke with typical race day nervous, but got myself sorted for the morning, usual breakfast ( Porridge and coffee, and an electrolyte drink) . I packed warm clothes cause the day before the weather had been… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • This past Sunday I raced the Newark Half Marathon, this would be my first Half in about 4 yrs ! Now training had been going well in the build up to this race, managed to avoid pot holes 😆, it’s definitely been challenging in this heat we’ve been experiencing, but have still be getting out… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Summer Scorcher

    It’s now mid August and we’ve been going through a heat wave, and most runners would definitely say it’s been a challenging time to get out to train, but it’s definitely been challenging for me in different ways . I ran a 5k in Lincoln ( the Lincoln Wellington 5k series) and in the first… Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • Ok so post marathon, things have definitely gone well, recovery and the return to full training, I didn’t take that much time off to be fare, the day after the marathon I sort of ran 😂 only 15-20 mins to flush out the legs, and the same the next day, then took off 3-4 days…. Continue Reading →

    Read more

  • April 18th, Easter Monday, the day has finally arrived, the work is done and I feel in the shape of my life, no niggles, no illnesses. The night before I got all my kit ready, gels, and bag, I remember waking up about 5:45 for breakfast, porridge oats with honey and a mug of coffee…. Continue Reading →

    Read more

Website Powered by WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: