For a while now I have wanted to write a blog about my London Marathon experience but didn’t want to do a “Race report”. It was such a special race in so many ways that I felt something else was needed to cover this subject. Then the other day while I was out running… Continue reading What is a marathon?
I had never really contemplated when I would run my first race. I didn’t even think about what it would be like or where it would be. Then, on a regular work day late in June 2015 my friend and colleague Ruth told me that someone from the office team had to pull out of… Continue reading The First Race
Changing your mindset is something I hadn’t really ever thought about until I was 29. Life was a roller coaster of fun, travelling, partying, eating, working etc. This was about to change though. What am I drinking? Sometime in the early 1990s. I think said to Gillian I would give up smoking before I hit… Continue reading Changing your mindset!
Here is my race report for the Great North Run. I will get back to my running journey shortly but wanted to put this into words while I can still remember it all. I was born in 1974 so am a child of the late 70s and mostly the 80s but you don’t remember those… Continue reading The Great North Run experience
Wanting to run is one thing, being able to is another. I needed to learn from my mistakes. I didn’t want to mess my knee up again! This time I was going to do it right. This Photo was taken on my 40th birthday, weighing approx 14st. I hid it well! I had seen quite… Continue reading Wanting to run is one thing, being able to is another.
I have been running for just over two years. This is what I tell people when they ask. On the 5th June 2015, I put on some running shoes and gym gear and went out for a run. I ran for about 3kms and then had a lie down on the bank of a busy road… Continue reading How did you start running?
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