You’ve received that coveted ‘you’re in’ magazine for the London Marathon this week, now what? I have collected a few, very simple pieces of advice for those of you currently looking at the summit of the London Marathon from basecamp and thinking I just can’t do that. It will be a day that will change … Continue reading So you’re going to run a marathon…
Rome was the rain, London was being the Samaritan and Edinburgh was my stomach. Every marathon so far this year had in one way or another hampered my attempt at improving the time I had set in San Francisco, which was four marathons and over 14 months ago. That streak of unsuccessful attempts twinned with … Continue reading Always Forward – My Berlin Marathon
On April 23rd I said goodbye to two complete strangers with tears in my eyes. We had spent the last hour or two, arm in arm staggering towards the finish of the London Marathon (I won’t repeat the whole story but you can read it all here). Fuelled by the crowds and camaraderie we reached … Continue reading Reunited – A Marathon Story
As you could probably tell by reading my last blog post, I have begun to panic about my lack of marathon preparation. It’s been causing sleepless nights and visions of those fatal three letters; DNF. The running I was doing was purely fuelled by those feelings and was as such joyless. Putting in the miles … Continue reading Running through Puddles
With under a month to go until my four marathons in less than two months challenge begins I find myself woefully unprepared. With a deluge of weddings, music festivals and holidays my marathon training took a backseat and real life, wonderfully, took the wheel. With no races booked in from the start of July onwards … Continue reading Staying Focused.
I realised today that my blogging has been somewhat lax of late. With a week spent in the Isle of Skye and trips to Yorkshire and Belfast over the past few weeks means I have very little to report on the running front because I have little time to actually go running. But there is … Continue reading I Got Published
I have to admit that when I started this interview segment one of the top people I wanted to chat with was Derek Murphy, founder of Marathon Investigation. Derek is a rare breed in the marathoning world by investigating those who cheat during races. His focus is not those on the podium or exposing doping … Continue reading Running with… The Marathon Investigator