I’ve never been shy about how ‘bad’ I am at running. I was beaten early on in my running at a half marathon by a person dressed as The Stig. I’ve been lapped by a person dressed as a chicken at a 10k. I’ve had a woman in a 15 foot tall inflatable dinosaur costume... Continue Reading →
Anyone who has been participating in any running event in the past decade would know first hand that there are downsides to running events. The worst of these, in my opinion, is how you have to arrive a lot earlier than the race itself AND you might be waiting around for some time (especially if... Continue Reading →
The gods are either against me or need me to wait slightly prior to commencing my training. A few days ago, in yoga, I noticed when I took off my shoes I feel this weird pressure and pain at the top of my big toe. I got through practice reasonably well, save that it was... Continue Reading →
So I'm onto tapering and put in 12 miles today on the Oxford canals. Also, no famous people on the course today. Especially no John Barrowman. A girl can dream...
I had a crummy run. This is how I resolved to not let it stop me. (With a bit of help from Mother Nature.)
I have commenced the 'official' portion of my marathon training which, like all dedicated runners, involves feeling totally out of sorts and unsure of what I am doing.
October has come to an end and with it I bring a cold and the continued determination to get myself back in shape for London 2016!
Here are my foolproof steps to planning the perfect marathon training.
In what can be considered stunning in a purposefully lackluster hobby of running, a runner actually ran the whole 10k she participated in on May 11, 2014. The whole f***ing thing.
One of the best excuses to not run a marathon: I'm afraid I won't win. Here's how to break your perfectionist nature and do it.