Ever dreamt of running at the Olympic Games? I certainly have, but it has been something so far out of the reach of a hobby runner like myself that it has always remained just a fantasy. Until a few weeks ago, that is! For the first time in history, the Paris 2024 organisers announced that... Continue Reading →
Draycote Water 20 mile race – my final Berlin Marathon long run!
This has been the toughest week of Berlin Marathon training so far, with three intense mid-week tempo and interval workouts on my training plan, followed by the longest weekend long run - the 20 miler! Many marathon training plans, like mine, peak with a 20 mile long run around three weeks before race day, to... Continue Reading →
Two Years, and A Tale of Five 10k Races
Just over two years ago, I ran my first ever 10 km race at the London Olympic Park, and this weekend, I completed my fifth, the ASICS London 10 km. Its been an incredible two years of running, and these races have been a great way to track my progress, which has seen me knock... Continue Reading →