As far as running is concerned, 2021 has been a good year for me. Not on par with 2019, or plans which never happened in 2020, but a good year nevertheless. As the events industry and travel industry continues to grow I have enjoyed being able to attend more races. Restrictions have meant a lot … More 2021 Running Recap
On 26th September 2021, I finally returned to Berlin to pace the Berlin Marathon. I had planned on pacing Berlin in 2020, but this was not possible because of covid, but I was so pleased to be able to return in 2021 to run Berlin Marathon for the 5th time, and the 4th time as … More Berlin Marathon 2021
On the 24th August 2021 it was announced that the Sanlam Cape Town Marathon had become a candidate race for the World Marathon Majors. This prompted lots of questions about the Majors and the Six-star medal, and speculation that there are now Seven stars. This news does not change anything for the World Marathon Majors, … More Abbott World Marathon Majors – what’s next?
Usually I am pretty certain about my goals for the year. I am a strong believer that target setting is important to help maintain motivation, and provide structure. Every year I set goals with confidence, knowing that I may not achieve them all, but knowing that this depends on my commitment and determination. I therefore … More What are your 2021 Goals?
My next guest for my Road to Boston series is Thomas Eller. Thomas was born and raised in Essen, Germany. He was born and raised deaf. Thomas currently works as a deaf teacher for deaf children and teens in his hometown of Essen, Germany. In September 2018 at the age of 38 Thomas ran his … More Road to Boston – with Thomas Eller
On the 4th October 2020 I took part in the Official London Marathon. This was not the London Marathon any of us had planned, and it is very sad that we were not on the start line together, but it is still an experience we can share together. The virtual London Marathon has brought people … More Not the London Marathon 2020 (again)
I am so pleased to have been asked by Abbott World Marathon Majors to join them for an interview for their “In Conversation with” series. So for “In conversation with Paul Addicott” we talked about my love of running, pacing, and why I believe we should run for the love of running. Check it out
It’s all about the Pace… Over the years I’ve learnt a lot about pacing myself, and even more about pacing other people. Pace is such an important part of a race strategy, so I want to share some of my thoughts with you below. If you want to know more of my tips about Getting … More It’s all about the Pace
Running a marathon is something that is a huge challenge, and people need to mentally prepare for one. The first is always that more difficult, when you venture into the unknown. Once you get the marathon bug some people may run one or two a year. You hear all the time about the importance of … More Top tips for back to back marathons
I am looking ahead to 2020, and planning lots of adventures. Will you be running a marathon? The marathon is a huge step, and one that many struggle to take. Have confidence, if you want to run a marathon you can, so take that first step. If you are planning a marathon take a look … More What are your marathon plans?