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
As marathon season is upon us let’s talk marathon tips. Throughout this blog I will provide a short top 10 tips for running a marathon. I’m assuming you have already booked a marathon at this stage, if you haven’t and you are not sure whether you are ready, then please take a look at my … More Top 10 Marathon Tips
I always enjoy taking a look back at the year, and 2019 has been a fantastic year of running. I have been doing a running recap for the last 3 years now, and each year has been better and better. You can look at my 2017 recap HERE and my 2018 recap HERE. This has … More Year of running – 2019 recap
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?
The sub 4 hour marathon is a huge milestone in marathon running. It’s a target time that many runners aim to achieve. It is this reasons that draws me to pace the sub 4 hour marathon, because I want to be able to help many people achieve their goal. During 2019 I have had the … More Sub 4 hour Marathon