I am still reflecting on what I have learnt from my half marathon challenge. The main lesson is that running really is about mind over matter. It’s the... Read More
13 days ago I stood at the seafront at Gorleston in Norfolk feeling tired out after the Great Yarmouth Half Marathon. The heat had got the better of me, I wasn’t... Read More
I’ve now reached the milestone of 10 races completed for my half marathon challenge. Some of them have been good, some have been OK and one was bad. One thing I’ve... Read More
My sister started running several years ago. As a non-runner I thought it was great that she was getting so fit, but I have to confess that as time went on and... Read More
When I first started entering races the promise of getting a race shirt at the end was a big attraction. Now that I have a dozen or so of them it is less appealing, unless there’s something special about the shirt. After all how much wardrobe space can you really give to running tops and when do you wear them all?
This post is about my experience of running in a milestone year. Could I be faster at fifty? In May 2013 I reached a half century and my feelings about this were very... Read More