Time for a little something different. After a busy year of running I dont have anything else planned for the rest of 2018. I was asked if I wanted to take part in the Broadgate Tower Run Up 2018, and was keen to take on the new challenge. For anyone who knows me, they will … More The Broadgate Tower Run Up 2018
I am pleased to say that the Pick Up the Pace Team will be back at Limassol in 2019. On the 24th March 2019 we will be back for the second year in a row to pace both the Limassol Marathon and Half Marathon. Last year I announced that we would be pacing at Limassol … More Limassol Marathon 2019 Pace Team
On the 4th November 2018 I took on the Porto Marathon 2018. This was an event I have been looking forward to take part in, with one of my longest friends coming away with me. A month ago I was asked if I wanted to Pace New York Marathon, which is an absolute dream, and … More Porto Marathon 2018
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
On the 30th September 2018 I took part in the Ealing Half Marathon for the second time. I first took part as the 1:40 pacer in 2015, and absolutely loved the event. The only thing that has kept me away is timing, as in 2016 I took part in the Inaugural Disney Half Paris, and … More Ealing Half Marathon 2018
The Great North Run has been described to me as a bucket list event, it’s the largest half marathon in the world. This is an event that I have wanted to experience for some time, but the logistics have always put me off. This year I decided that I would take on the Great North … More The Great North Run 2018
Over the years I have paced numerous events, and during this time I have helped many people get into pacing. It has been great to see people taking time to pace others. Whether that is at a local Park run, pacing a friend, or at an official event. I am often asked for tips about … More So you want to be a Pacer?
Whether you are a seasoned runner, or just starting out, for many there is an appeal to run abroad. I personally love the adventure of exploring the world through running, and sharing these memories with my family. When deciding to run abroad there are so many things to consider to ensure you have an enjoyable … More So you want to run abroad?
On 17th June 2018 I took part in the Shrewsbury Half Marathon for the first time. It was a difficult weekend for me to arrange as it was on Fathers Day, and Kirsty’s birthday weekend. This was an event that I had heard a lot about in 2017, so certainly one I wanted to make … More Shrewsbury Half 2018
On 10th June 2018 I took part in the St Albans Half Marathon. This is the third year in a row I have taken part in this event, each time pacing 1:40 for Xempo. Last year I found the combination of the hills and hot weather really tough, you can have a little recap HERE. … More St Albans Half Marathon 2018