Here I go again on my own…

Let’s be honest – 26 miles is a long way to drive in a car, let alone run! A marathon is the true test of physical and mental endurance.  The race itself is actually the easy bit  – it’s the months of training that’s the hard going. For previous marathons, I’ve always met up with […] Read more…

26.2 signs that you are training for a marathon…

With just 3 weeks left on my plan – here are 26.2 signs that you are training for a marathon… Saturday evenings no longer consist of wine, instead, it’s all about the right ratio of carbs and protein. Your bedtime gets earlier as your mileage increases. You get up earlier on a Sunday than you […] Read more…

Snake Lane 10

Last Sunday I took part in the snake lane 10. I’ve taken part in this race 3 or 4 times now, it seems silly not to enter as it’s cheap and literally on my doorstep. Yes, the event name includes my biggest phobia, but I’m happy to report no sightings of anything slithery so far. […] Read more…

Blisters

Blisters. Urgh. I could fill this post with pictures of my minging post run feet but I will spare you all. Painful and super annoying, blisters are caused by friction when your shoes or socks rubbing against your skin. Ill-fitting shoes, seams on your socks and foot abnormalities can all cause blisters. I tend to find […] Read more…

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