I’d put a lot of pressure on myself for this race (as per). It wasn’t a time related pressure this time though – but a performance pressure. I’d completely lost all race confidence leading up to it, with my last race being a DNF and the one before that being London Marathon which didn’t exactly… Continue reading MK Winter Half Marathon
I’m fit. I mean, compared to the average Jo(e), I’m fit. I’d wager that most regular runners are. I can run up the stairs without getting out of breath. I can run around after my son without (much) trouble. I’d hope I could outrun any potential danger. I can bash out a sub-25 5k on demand,… Continue reading Fit and healthy?
If there’s a runner out there who doesn’t like buying new kit I’m yet to meet them. I genuinely once had to clear out some of my non-running clothes to make room for more kit. So when JD Williams got in touch to ask if I’d like to review some bits from their new sportswear… Continue reading JD Williams sports kit review
We’re embarrassingly lucky in Milton Keynes to be blessed with two equally awesome and very different parkruns, and whilst running one of them this weekend I thought it might be nice to review them both in the hopes that some of you might want to visit them one day. (I mean, whilst running my thoughts… Continue reading Milton Keynes: a town of two parkruns
I can’t believe I’ve only raced twice this year.
The plan was to be sitting here, cup of peppermint tea in hand, merrily typing away to tell you how I’d hit my sub-50 10k target a couple of weeks ago. The cup of tea is here. The typing is not so merry. Have you tried typing with your wrist in a splint? (Another bike… Continue reading Sub-50 or bust.
Guilt. Oh the guilt. Parenting is full of it. Am I working too much? Am I not working enough? Is he watching too much TV? Why wasn’t I more patient with him today? One of my biggest – and most legit – sources of parental guilt though is that I’ve yet to take my four-year… Continue reading Parental guilt – the swimming edition