Darling daughter stuck a great big stick in the spokes of my marathon training plan this week. With a long steady run planned for Thursday morning on my way to work I had to leave a little earlier than is usually the case because the pace was overall slower than that of the threshold type… Read More Just when it was all going swimmingly
Monday: On this day in 1916, the Irish Republican Brotherhood, a secret organization of Irish nationalists led by Patrick Pearse, launches the so-called Easter Rebellion, an armed uprising against British rule. Tuesday: President Harry Truman learns the full details of the Manhattan Project, in which scientists are attempting to create the first atomic bomb, on this… Read More April 24th – Through History
…to bizarre injury. Last Saturday I did a nice steady 4 hours on my feet having gone north from my house to join the Greensand Way heading in a westerly direction. I got to 11 miles in a little over two hours and turned around for home. At Birtley Green I decided to divert away… Read More From bizarre injury…
So, many blogs are being released at the moment, looking back at the ups and downs of the last year and reminiscing about what transpired, or perhaps what should have been. Now it is time to produce my version of events. Targets This time last year I set myself a number of targets: 2012 km… Read More 2012 – What A Year
So, Ultra Training is going well, and week two sees an incremental increase in total mileage – pretty much (ish) inline with the 10% rule (but only a little over) (honest). I had a similar start to the week as last week, with a nice 4 miles easy trail running home, and a longer 7… Read More Oh boy, oh boy – The Hurt, it hurt!!
Something has come to mind recently having participated in the MK marathon last weekend and Strongman Run this weekend, and that is the exorbitant cost of event photos. This comes from a photography degree student, who gets very annoyed when people gasp at the cost of wedding photographers because they fail to realise just how… Read More Event Photography Sites
And so, finally race day arrives. So far this year I have very nearly reached the sum total of 2011’s running before the fourth month of 2012 is even finished – and pretty much every single step run since Christmas has been building to this one day at the end of April. Somewhat ironically last… Read More Milton Keynes Marathon