After completing the World Marathon Majors Six Star Journey at Tokyo Marathon in 2023, I am mindful about how daunting the task can be. I have been approached by a number of people asking if it is possible for an average every day runner to complete the World Marathon Majors and become a Six Star … More How to become a World Marathon Majors Six Star Finisher
What’s it like to run a 100 marathons? More importantly, what does it take to join the 100 marathon club? I want to show everyone that anyone can run a marathon, and that our bodies are far more capable than we give ourselves credit for. I thought the best way of doing this is to … More 100 Marathon Club Series
Chicago Marathon has been a long time coming. I had a place for 2020 which was cancelled because of covid. I then got a place for 2021, which I had assumed would have been fine, but the control measures and restrictions on flights meant that the marathon went ahead, although we were unable to fly … More Chicago Marathon 2022
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 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
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