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
On 23rd September 2018 I took part in the Bristol Half Marathon as the sub 1:40 pacer. This is the first time I have paced this event, but an event that holds a lot of special memories for me. In 2006 I took part in the Bristol Half for the very first time, and this … More Bristol Half 2018
History is repeating itself, as I look back to 2017 when Kew 10k started an event filled weekend. Last year I paced Kew Gardens, then went to do Swim Serpentine, followed by the Reigate Half marathon (find out more in last years blog HERE). This year I organised the Kew 10k pacers once again, and … More Kew Gardens 10k
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?
I am in Hamburg getting ready for Ironman Hamburg. I have done this twice before, so I know I can do the 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run, so why am I so anxious. Maybe it is the lack of training. Maybe it’s the heat which not only concerns me because … More Pre Ironman nerves
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 Sunday 15th July I took part in the British 10k for the 6th time. This year the British 10k continues to be sponsored by Virgin Sport and Asics and what another fantastic event. I don’t take part in a lot of 10k runs, but this is always one of the highlights, as you can’t … More British 10k 2018
On Monday 28th May 2018 I took part in the Vitality London 10k. When I used to aim for PB’s and do a lot of strength and speed work, this was one of my favourite events. I ran it 3 years in a row 2011, 2012, 2013 with a fastest time 38:57 in 2012 (this … More London 10k 2018
On 13th May 2018 I took part in the inaugural #RunGatwick Half Marathon. Although this was the inaugural event I had big expectations. I have ran #RunReigate a few times (read about Run Reigate HERE) and with the same organisers, and with the partnership with British Airways, surely it would be an event not to … More British Airways Run Gatwick 2018