Do you remember in the summer of 2014 when the world went mad for throwing buckets of water over their heads and raising money for ALS? Do you remember what ALS stands for? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is better known in the UK as Motor Neurone Disease, or MND. In a very… Read More The Reason I Run, Chris Spriggs – a review
So, there are two things to focus on at the minute now that the London Marathon is done and dusted. The first is recovering in a sensible fashion. The second is preparing for the next marathon in what is now less than four weeks away. So with the first thing in mind, the week started… Read More Recovery Week 1 / 5 Weeks to Roadrunner
If you have ever watched CSI, Criminal Minds, or indeed any of the myriad FBI/crime-based TV shows, you will know that returning to the scene of the crime is a perverse way for criminals to bask in the glow of their work – it is generally a mixture of narcissism and stupidity. Having endured such a miserable April day… Read More Virgin Money London Marathon 2016
So, here we go – all laid out and ready to go; all my gear for the 2016 edition of the Virgin Money London Marathon. Let’s take a look.
For many races you either get your number in an envelope through the post, or you turn up a little bit earlier than the start time to collect your bib on the day. For BIG races, such as the London Marathon, you have to attend an expo to collect your number before the big day.… Read More The VMLM Expo and PEAK conference
So, here we are, this time next week I hope to be sat at home with a cracking great smile on my face after a brilliant run (and maybe a nice big beer in my hand). Who knows what London might bring, I just hope it’s better than the last time in 2011. The taper… Read More The Final Countdown (the penultimate week)