Embracing the solo run!

What a difference a few weeks can make. Right now, I should be starting to taper in preparation for the London Marathon. The long miles completed and just the victory lap to go. Due to the current global pandemic COVID-19, all Spring events have quite rightly been postponed or cancelled. This has left most runners […] Read more…

Coronavirus: The new running etiquette

Lockdown. Or Locky-D as the ‘cool kids’ are calling it. Social distancing is now the ‘in-thing’.  You don’t need me to remind you that we are in the middle of a global pandemic. Social distancing measures have been put in place to reduce the spread of the COVID-19. The current advice in the UK is […] Read more…

What now?

People look a little shocked when I say I’ve run ten marathons. I either get ‘You don’t look like a runner’ or the inevitable question ‘Have you ever run the London Marathon?’ As I explain the ballot system and the fact it’s pretty impossible to get a place, I can see their eyes glaze over. […] Read more…

Snake lane 10 2020

I took part in my first race of 2020 last Sunday-Snake Lane 10. This popular, East Yorkshire 10 miler has become a regular on my race calendar. This year’s race sold out within an hour – which is a testament to how good it really is. The name of the event contains my biggest phobia, that said, I’m happy there were no sightings of anything slithery. If […] Read more…

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