It has been a while since my last blogpost and I do really need to get a grip and write something on a regular basis. It is not as if there is nothing to write about! I need to write less (volume) and more often! I have at last had a chance to make amends … Continue reading RED January
As a seasoned runner, what is the worst thing that can happen to you? We all have different goals and motivators, and in the same way we all have different issues that cause us stress. I think, though, that we would be united that an injury whilst training for an event is one of the … Continue reading What’s the worst thing that can happen?
My running mojo is high at the moment! Yet why is my performance so abysmal? I started this year in great form and hit one of my targets for the year, (break my seven year old 10 mile PB) back in February at the Snake Lane 10. I was on a high. I had no … Continue reading Mojo NoGo!
'If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.' Barack Obama I am not sure in what context former President Obama stated that, but it applies to my running at the moment........however I have the occasional stumble! Two steps forward....one back! It has been a while since … Continue reading ‘Lets get ready to stumble!’
Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master! Christian Lous Lange A few years ago I moved away from road running to concentrate on trail running. The main reason was to avoid the obsession with times and statistics that tends to come with road running. Trail running is a lot more relaxed and runners … Continue reading I want to break free!
Good judgement is the result of experience, experience is the result of bad judgment. --Mark Twain Last August I ran the Hardmoors Wainstone Marathon. It was a hot sunny day on this tough route. I ran the first thirteen miles relatively hard. Then I started to get cramp in my legs; followed by nausea and … Continue reading A lesson not learnt at the Hardmoors White Horse Marathon