It’s been a while.

I haven't written anything since May 9th! Not that anyone would really notice, but I was shocked by the lapse. After a not so successful outing at the Liverpool Marathon last month, far from anything resembling writers block, I've found it hard to condense my thoughts. I've had plenty I wanted to say, and sat... Continue Reading →

About yesterday…

On my run this morning, I was pumped, like eye of the tiger, chariots of fire pumped. It took all my effort to hold back from gunning the entire way, it's great when this happens. There is one reason for this...yesterday was the Boston Marathon, and it was fucking incredible. I don't want this to... 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 →

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 →

The sub-3 paradox

On completing my first marathon in 2016, after the finish line elation and overriding need to become horizontal had subsided, I was left with one clear emotion...I was sad. Sad that the journey was over, sad that I didn't have anything to get up for the following week. I felt rudderless, with no goal off... Continue Reading →

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