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?
On the 29th September I took part in Berlin Marathon for the 4th time. As always I will be writing my review about the race from my perspective as an Official Pacer. This is the 3rd year in a row I have been pacing the sub 4 #funbus at Berlin, and you can see my … More Berlin Marathon 2019
2018 has been an incredible year of running and pacing, and I will once again do a highlight review. Throughout my recap I will highlight events by their medal, share a few of my thoughts about the event, and link my race review in case you want to read some more. 2017 was amazing and … More My 2018 recap
I am writing this with a huge smile on my face. On the 7th October 2018 I took part in the Chicago Marathon. This is the second time I have ran in America after completing the Las Vegas Marathon 2017, but the first time I have paced in America. I am very fortunate to have … More Chicago Marathon 2018