Following on from my first and second marathons and the highs and lows of a broken marathon cycle plus a rogue injury, it was time for change. I know officially I have only completed one marathon cycle and maybe this time it would be different. Continue reading “Operation: Rebuild”
The Build Up
After the high of the Manchester Marathon, my thoughts turned to my next challenge, the London Marathon. Just three weeks separated these two events and I knew it was going to be tough. A lot of you know I like a
challengeso I accidentally made the marathon slightly more challenging by falling over! Continue reading “The London Marathon”
London is only a day or so away. I’m lying on the sofa. I can’t walk properly. My knee is looking worse by the hour. Am I scared? No. I will start and finish the London marathon on Sunday. Continue reading “Am I scared?”
“I’m not a marathon runner”. “I’m not sure I could do the training”. “26.2miles is a bloody long way”. “I prefer the half marathon distance” These were all things I said 12 months ago. Continue reading “Manchester Marathon”
What a weekend! The London Landmarks half marathon is a ballot entry event and has around 13,000 runners hit the streets. For me this event wasn’t about attempting a PB but getting some quicker than marathon pace miles in the legs. Continue reading “London Landmarks Half Marathon”
January wasn’t the greatest month of all time. It started and almost ended within the same breath. On New Years Day, I ran to and from both parkrun’s and clocked up just under 16 miles. A few days later, I ran the usual parkrun and everything still felt ok but out of no where, my foot felt like it had been broken. Continue reading “January.”
I recently posted on my story and asked the Instagram for their running tips for people just getting into the world of running. This is what they said. They are in no particular order and please take them as friendly advice and may or may not have any scientific backing… Continue reading “Insta- Tips”
I always knew this journey to completing my first marathon journey, but I didn’t realise how quickly the plan can change. I started my plan on the 17th December and things started incredibly well.
Running your first event can be daunting so I compiled the below list to help! Continue reading “10 Tips For Your First Race”
Welcome to my new home! The journey from 0-1000miles is complete but as one door closes another one opens.
This site is going to track my journey from non-marathon runner to marathon runner x3 in 2019. The original blog was more of a diary for my running but this site is going to be a lot more interactive! (I hope!!) Continue reading “Chapter Two – Journey to 26.2”