marathon

Liverpool Rock and Roll 2018

This race is one of my favourites – you could say it was made for me. I run, I love music, I love Liverpool and your race number includes a beer ticket – what more could you want? I was taking part for the fourth year running. The Rock ‘n’ Roll series is a whole […] Read more…

Manchester Marathon 2018

As soon as I saw the date of Manchester marathon I had to enter – it was on my birthday and what better way of celebrating than running 26.2 miles with 15,000 other people. I guess it could be a case of third time lucky with this race. I first ran it in 2016, I […] Read more…

Alternatives to the London Marathon

The Virgin London Marathon ballot was drawn this week. As predicted it was a no for me – I really wish I had the same luck predicting lottery numbers. A record 386,050 people applied this year for the 17,000 (ish) places which made it a 1 in 23 chance of being accepted. If, like me, […] Read more…

Running: The most expensive free sport!

Running is a cheap way of keeping fit, all you need to run are a pair of trainers, right? That may be true for the casual runner – marathon running can be an expensive hobby. Don’t get me wrong, running requires no monthly membership or any equipment like golf clubs. But there is a lot more […] Read more…

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