I’ve seen a saying that goes “in the first half of your race don’t be an idiot, in the 2nd half don’t be a wimp” …. well for my Sunday long run today, I was both. The Idiot Wound up and nervous that I was about to take my rotten Exercise Induced Asthmatic lungs out … More Solo Sunday Long Run
They say behind every good man there’s a good women …. this lady is no exception. This lady will always be there for you with a warm, heartfelt hug, a tissue, a shoulder to cry on, a jelly baby, a bottle of water or a good solid kick up the bum. Whatever you think you … More There’s no such word as ‘Can’t’
SavageMum’s roundup of the MK Winter Half Marathon… when things just didn’t go quite to plan! … More MK Winter Half Marathon 2017/18
We run right?! Sunshine, rain, sleet, snow, hurricane force winds, minus temperatures, heatwaves, us runners just love to run. I maintain that we run in all of these different weather types purely because it allows us to go out and buy the gear that enables us to run in these varied weather conditions (No? just … More Running with a cold – Man Up? or Man Down?
Sometimes when you’re on your long run, you’ll do anything to get through the miles and may start to think about things you would ordinarily try not to think about. My “Long run” hasn’t actually happened yet this week, but my thoughts have travelled off into a far off place where I wondered if things … More Long Runs and Random Thoughts
Not every super hero wears a cape and this man is no exception. He was my run lead on the January 2017 beginners course, he encouraged me, he motivated me, he made me want to be a better runner and now? ….. he’s my mentor for the MK Marathon and, by default, the London Marathon. … More Running Mentors (and why everyone needs one!)