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.
15mm spikes? Really? I suppose it looks a bit muddy over there, so I decide to go with the advice. Well, as best I can given that one 9mm on the left shoe, and two on the right, won’t come out! The wind is cutting through the open space next to the track at Parliament… Read More SEAA Cross Country Championships
I started 2013 in style with Hardmoors’ 30 miler, my first ever ultra, and decided to see in the new year with another Hardmoors event. I thought I would take it a bit easier today though, and I settled for the 15 mile race. This also resulted in a far more reasonable race start time… Read More Hardmoors 15
A fortnight ago I was returning triumphantly from Germany on a flight to Heathrow. 36 hours later, after a couple of lovely days with my girls, I was on my way back to Heathrow having been picked up by the taxi at six am. This time the trip was all about business. Honest! I was… Read More Jet-Setting
It has been a few days, it must surely be time for a review; so here goes: “I’m breathing easy,” I think to myself. “My legs are ticking over, this feels perfectly doable.” “Only two more of these to go.” I have just ticked off the second mile in about 7 minutes and I am… Read More Staplehurst 10km
So, by popular demand – well, Marc asked me – I thought I’d explain an interesting new concept in track running tonight. Normally, we head down to the track on a Tuesday evening and, depending on our focus of shorter or longer races, hammer out a select number of laps with a given rest period.… Read More An intriguing track session