Writing a 2017 goals post is a bit cliché-tastic, but I always try to write down my yearly aims and one of my goals for this year is to blog more, so, two birds one stone and all that. So, I guess I should start with the big one: Run a sub-4 hour marathon… Continue reading 2017 goals
‘Challenge’ (noun): something that needs great mental or physical effort in order to be done successfully. Running is full of challenges, right from the very first step; plucking up the courage to run outside for the first time, running your first mile without stopping, entering your first race, getting out to run when it’s cold and… Continue reading From fun runner to challenge runner.
For a bit of a giggle/out of curiosity I put my recent race times into a marathon pace calculator, and was more than a little surprised when it predicted a sub-4 finish time (Obviously, this comes with the usual caveats of making sure you train sufficiently etc). Once I stopped laughing at the ridiculousness of… Continue reading Marathon training: leaving my comfort zone.