It’s that time of year again… the legs are tired and the mileage has been high! Having just had a great training block and stayed free of injuries and issues for the last 4 months I thought I would share some of the products that I have been using to aid my long run recovery. […]
Youtube – Running Vlog Launched
I have launched a Youtube channel to showcase some of the running chat that goes beyond the limitations of my Instagram account. Check it out here! Like, comment and subscribe to see some of the experiences and races I take part in as I document my running progress to try and inspire others to challenge […]
Ultra Training – The 100km week, marathons and a 1 mile PB
Here’s an update on ultra training and my first week ever reaching over 100k, a new 1 mile PB and running 2 marathons on consecutive weekends. This is all part of my training towards running the Montane Lakeland 50 in July. The furthest distance and toughest terrain I have attempted to date. Over this 7/8 […]
London Marathon 2018 – Hottest ever!
So the London Marathon has been and gone for another year and to say I had high hopes for myself this year is an understatement. The six weeks building up to London allowed for some good long runs and I had posted some consistently fast half marathons around the 90 min mark so I was […]
Why I’m running the Montane Lakeland 50
I am running the Montane Lakeland 50 this year, a pretty brutal 50 mile race in the Lake District on July 28th 2018. At this stage I’m not sure if it’s wise or stupid but I have my reasons below. Why I Started to Run I started running because it was a challenge. I wanted […]
First Marathon? 6 Things you should do right now
So you have booked to run your first marathon and your body has a rush of nervous excitement. You can’t wait to get started but you don’t have a clue where to start. We’ve all been there. Here’s a few pointers to make running your first marathon a little easier. Find a plan: Wether you […]
Top 10 tips: Finding time to run!
Struggling to find the time or motivation to get out for your weekly runs? Hopefully a few of these tips below will help you squeeze them in. If you have any tips to add, or find one of these is particularly helpful for you, feel free to share your thoughts in the comments. 1 – […]
The journey so far.
Here’s a little bit of background info that you would have found out if I had been blogging for the last 2 years… In 2016 I ran with my heart. I had no real idea what I was doing but I just ran for freedom and I loved it. Everything was new. Everything was a […]