MON: Core Session/Sauna TUE: 13 miles 7:53/mi WED: 15 miles 7:30/mi THU: 5 miles Recovery 9:16/mi FRI: 10 miles w/5mi @6:10-6:20/mi SAT: 18 miles alternate miles MP/1 minute slower SUN: 5 miles EZ recovery TOTAL: 66 miles

Another one bites the dust.

It is Sunday March 31st. Nine minutes ago I should have set off at the Bedford Autodrome Half Marathon. Instead, I am sitting in London, post breakfast bagel, with a coffee in hand, wondering what could have been...again. I'm certainly not complaining. Running means a lot to me, but it doesn't pay the bills. So... Continue Reading →

Sometimes 2% is all you need.

I had to pull the plug on a planned 10 mile cutdown yesterday. The Tonbridge Wells half is still in my legs from Sunday. I don't actually race all-out very often, particularly at the half marathon distance, but I have come to learn the signs of fatigue, sometimes the hard way. When your body talks,... 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 →

My current marathon wheels.

After the knee scare before Chicago Marathon, I knew I needed a shoe with a little more cushion. I loved the Adidas Adizero Adios because they feel like running in socks, super lightweight. This was also part of the problem. I had pounded out over 1000 miles in them, with undoubtedly poor technique. I needed... Continue Reading →

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