Truro Half Marathon 2018 – race recap

On Sunday, I joined ~600 others and ran the Truro half marathon. I previously ran this in 2014 and was keen to see if I could improve on my last experience, when I ended up dragging myself across the finish line and not having much fun at all. This time around and all through my … Continue reading Truro Half Marathon 2018 – race recap

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Hello September

It’s a cliche that September is a time for fresh starts but it’s oh so true. New Year’s Resolutions are long-forgotten and it’s too early to think about next year’s, but as the seasons change and we settle back into ‘normality’ after a lazy, hazy summer, now is the time to sharpen our pencils, pull … Continue reading Hello September

On exercise, and the Indian Queens Half Marathon

I’m still riding high on the endorphins from yesterday’s half marathon so I wanted to get my thoughts on paper (err, screen) before I dip back into lethargy, apathy and general sloth-dom. So in case it wasn’t clear, the Indian Queens Half Marathon went FANTASTICALLY WELL and I whizzed around the course in 20 degree … Continue reading On exercise, and the Indian Queens Half Marathon

Marathon training – less than 2 weeks to go, and tapering

My knee is unfortunately still not quite right, so my goal of reaching 20+ miles in training has gone right out of the window and instead I am focusing on shorter runs, more cross training and as much stretching and foam-rolling as possible. I managed 12 miles the week after the Super Serious Run which … Continue reading Marathon training – less than 2 weeks to go, and tapering