Freelancing vs Running

I enjoy a strange relationship with my training. Some months, often January, I have such little work on that I can run everyday, probably twice a day. The flip side of this is that during the busy months, it gets really busy. Days can be 15 or 16 hours, without travel either side, which leaves... Continue Reading →

Embracing double days.

I feel like I have admitted being ashamed several times already during the week since starting this blog. It's a worrying trend, but as long as it keeps happening, I'll keep owning up. January and February have been particularly quiet for me this year on the work front. This is a blessing and a curse.... Continue Reading →

Week 18-24th Feb 2019 Mon: am 7m EZ - pm 6m EZ Tue: 10m @ 7:30 pace + Core Wed: 10m (7m Cutdown 8:30-6:30 pace) 3m EZ Thu: am strength & conditioning - pm 4.2m EZ Fri: 16m @ 7:40 pace (3m @ 7:00 pace) Sat: Wimbledon Common Parkrun + WU/CD 4.8m total Sun: am... Continue Reading →

The Boston problem.

As I have slowly worked my way through the six races Abbott deem to be the marathon majors, I am aware that I have left the most difficult until last. It's the marathon equivalent of pushing your vegetables to the side of the plate until you really have to eat them. Although, the actual running... Continue Reading →

Not a race review: London 2016

This was going to be a concise race review but, alas, I turned on the waffle iron again. I'm new to this so please bare with. On the other hand, what follows may prove to be more interesting. I will never forget this experience, April 24th 2016. Standing in Greenwich park, a mix of butterflies... Continue Reading →

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