They say that you learn a lot about yourself when training for and running a marathon. I am not sure who ‘they’ are but they weren’t wrong. Both of my parents have run marathons in the past. I had seen firsthand how a marathon can break someone down, how it brings out raw emotion, and how it will take you to the edge and then shove you right over. I was under no illusion about what could happen, but there were vests to chase and dreams to be realised, this was my time.
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Great South Run 2021
Ello ello, how are we all doing? Did you know I ran the Great South Run? I think I did a very good job of keeping it quiet 😉 First it was Greggsland a few weeks back and now it was time to tackle the Navy Capital of England!
Track Season 2021
The TL;DR on the ‘Lockdown Marathon’ is my coach gave me a… talking to… and thus it was “shit canned” (Rikki James). So the only way to make up for this is to update you extensively on my track season this year. You may celebrate.
Weekly Recap #9 – 12/01/2020
Right you lot, I’m about to make your weekend even better. I am going to give you the gift of my blog post. I know it’s okay, I can feel how grateful you are for it from here and I understand fully. Sometimes I wish I was you. I want to experience what you do when a new post is out
Weekly Recap #8 – 05/01/2020
“A race is a work of art that people can look at and be affected in as many ways they’re capable of understanding.” Steve Prefontaine The big double two oh is upon us. The blog officially has a purpose! All the posts before this meant nothing to me. They were just one night stands ofContinue reading “Weekly Recap #8 – 05/01/2020”
Weekly Recap #7 – 29/12/2019
“The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides a champion from someone who is not a champion.” Arnold Schwarzenegger So, how was your Christmas? I hope your family didn’t trigger you too badly! It’s currently that odd time of year between Christmas and New Year. You’reContinue reading “Weekly Recap #7 – 29/12/2019”
Weekly Recap #6 – 22/12/2019
h, hello there. Fancy meeting you in a place like this? Do you come here often? Well you bloody well should! It’s time to round up the week 🙂
Weekly Recap #4 – 01/12/2019
Aloha ladies and gents, I hope we are all healthy and happy human beings today. Crack open that advent calendar and settle in for your favourite update of the week!
Weekly Recap #3 – 24/11/2019
I’m back now from Budapest all rested up and ready to crush my next training block. Oh, I had a lovely trip thank you for asking 😘
Weekly Recap #1 – 10/11/2019
The grind has continued for my running gains. Quite frankly, if they hadn’t then what exactly would be the point of even doing this blog post? None.