I am Spartan (or am I?)

Although running and I don’t get on so much at the moment (I’ll get there, it’s just post-marathon Blues) it doesn’t mean I’ve not got my eye on different events. As fun as running is throwing obstacles in your way looks great fun too, Facebook has a habit of throwing up all sorts…

Next up: British 10k

As May comes to end it will have been a month since the Marathon. I have run very much to be honest and haven’t really felt like it. I’ve been keeping my eye on all sorts of events and settled on the British 10k. Special Effect didn’t have any places yet but my…

London Marathon 2015 – done!

After what felt like forever the big day had come. With the best intentions I got my head down at 9 the night before, but I couldn’t sleep, I came back downstairs after an hour of trying for some cereal and then headed back. I was just dropping of before our youngest boy…

The Final Countdown

It’s hard to believe that six months ago the London Marathon magazine arrived at my house telling me I had got a place. I was thrilled, and very lucky, getting in at the second time of asking. I hadn’t fully recovered from my ACL injury and wasn’t actually running cry much, not that…

I’m still going!

Despite not having time to write about it, I am still training, it’s not all been plain sailing, I’ve had a chest infection to overcome which has really knocked my ability to get my breathing right but it is getting better at least. I’ve stuck to my plan like I promised myself, this…

The Christmas ‘Run’ in

As Christmas approaches so do those cold, cold mornings. Thankfully I much prefer running in colder conditions than warmer ones so I really have no excuse. I had a blip in my training as my shin just became too painful to run on so I stopped and spent time in the gym cross…