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)
In order to raise a little more money for the folks at NSPCC and all the good work they do, I am hosting a little guessing game competition. All you have to do is fill in the form below and guess what time you think I will complete the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon. As… Read More Guess My Marathon Time
Taper time has begun; it has gone well. I eased my weary limbs on Monday with a handful of easy miles as I sought to breathe some life back into my legs after the 22 miler on Sunday. Most importantly, I was able to then do a couple of stretches that I had somewhat neglected… Read More 14 days to go – VMLM
I realised I forgot to update y’all on last weeks progress. It was simple really – I managed to get some running done. After missing eight days, one 20 miler and one half marathon tune-up I was pleased to get out on the roads again. I stuck to steady miles every other day and pretty… Read More Tired – Three Weeks to Go!
I spent all of last week not running anywhere. In fact, aside from a painfully slow walk to the doctors on Monday, I spent the entire week at home feeling very sorry for myself. I did watch an awful lot of Fast N’ Loud though; I bloody love that show! Managed to meet the folks… Read More Sick
That’s right, this is a two-for-the-price-of-one dealio! A little while back (not long before I ran the Frankfurt Marathon) I wrote a running shoe review for the New Balance Fresh Foam Boracay. I was totally won over by the shoe, despite my hesitations regarding the lifespan of the outsole, and was going to run the… Read More New Balance Fresh Foam Zante & Vazee Pace Review