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!
Great North Run 2021
Are ya alreet, pet? If you are one of the unlucky ones who follows me on any kind of social media you may have seen I’ve been spamming A LOT about my run in GNR. I am not even sorry either. What went down in Greggsland was pure belta.
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.
THE LOCKDOWN MARATHON. The Preview – 07/06/2020
Everything I wanted to achieve in running is going to be a no go (if you’ll pardon the pun) so let’s do something else. Let’s do something to make me a ‘proper runner’.
Weekly Recap #11 – 08/03/2020
Hey, how have you been? I know I’ve been quiet and not my usual self. But I can explain if you’ll take me back?…Pretty please?… Awww, fanks xxx Okay, I’ll come clean and explain what’s been going on.
Weekly Recap #10 – 19/01/2020
If the big red dragon and proverb weren’t enough of a clue then I have upped sticks and moved to Cardiff! This and laziness are the reasons for 0 midweek posts. If you want to fight me then go for it, I’ll set my complimentary sheep I was given on you.
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
My weight has always been in the back of my mind. It has been something that I have had to work at a lot. I wanted to write down the struggles with weight I’ve had, the long process I went through to improve my weight and now the relationship I have with weight.
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”