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
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)
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