I can’t do it. I’m stopping” The MK Marathon weekend half marathon 2016 was my first ever half marathon. I achieved my coveted sub-2 and had a blast; a real hometown glory moment. Two years, three more half marathons and a 1.52 PB later, buoyed by my success at the MK Winter Half I signed up… Continue reading MK Half Marathon – Episode two: The Very Hot One
My last post opened with the fact that although I had won one race in my time, it certainly didn’t happen on the regular. And then I won another race. Oops. I mean, not that it was an accident. I wanted to win. I tried to win. I would have been disappointed if I hadn’t… Continue reading Winning things and pride
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
Bikes with baskets, punting on the Cam, taking photos of quaint buildings… is how I always imagined my first visit to Cambridge would be. Freezing rain, aching calves and jelly baby induced near-vomiting is what actually happened (Although I did see a lot of bikes, and the race even had a bike pen). Sunday 5th… Continue reading Cambridge Half race recap
Wow. I mean, just wow. What a weekend. The post-race, post-everything-else high is very very real and I need to capture it in words before I lose this feeling. Saturday. Saturday was parkrun day, as usual. But not so usually, I was in charge of the whole shebang at Linford Wood this week. I’d been… Continue reading A weekend to remember.
So this is my first health and fitness-y type post. Keeping fit – blah – that’s a horrid term that conjures up images of 50 year old women in a church hall – keeping in shape? Not much better. Okay, trying to keep active and healthy is a big part of my life. Most decisions… Continue reading My love/hate affair with running