The 40th London Marathon (virtual edition)!

So today was the day of the Virtual London Marathon, something I had been looking forward to and training towards for the last six weeks. With the mass-participation event cancelled, London were allowing participants to put all their training miles to good use and earn their medal by completing the marathon distance on October 4th,... Continue Reading →

Training for a Virtual Marathon

This year was supposed to be an exciting one for my running, with a whole host of races planned, leading up to the highlight of my year, running the Chicago and New York marathons. Of course, as the year progressed and all mass participation races were cancelled one by one, it became clear that this... Continue Reading →

Down but not Out

The past couple of months saw all my 2020 races steadily cancelled one by one, including finally the ones I had been looking forward to the most, the Chicago and New York marathons. With no need to carry on with the long distance training runs, I had instead been working on various self-appointed running challenges... Continue Reading →

100 miles of May

It’s been a crazy couple of months hasn’t it? For me, lockdown came just when I was ramping up all my spring training and getting ready for an enjoyably full calendar of races to look forward to. I’ve always used upcoming races as milestones to base my training around, but with the future of all... Continue Reading →

Running in uncertain times

So, here we are! Its the 1st of May already, and I've now been 'working from home' and doing my best to live under COVID-19 guidelines for around six weeks. For me, it took a little while to adjust to the new way of life. At first, I was frustrated to see my races being... Continue Reading →

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