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?
It is fantastic to see people getting fit and healthy. Many have found time to run more and train harder, and others have taken up running for the first time. But are you overtraining? Running is a great form of exercise that we can all do, but it’s important to find the right balance, and … More Are you overtraining?
On Monday 6th May 2019 I took part in the Milton Keynes Half Marathon. This is a two day running affair with the 5k on the Sunday and the choice of the Marathon, Relay or Half on the Monday. There is also a superhero kids run on the Monday which takes place half an hour … More MK Half Marathon 2019
Whether you are a veteran of running events, or running your first event, it’s easy to forget something. I always do a #flatlay the day before the event, and the main reason is to lay all the kit out I think I will need. This blog post is intended to help you think about what … More Things to remember on race day
On the 2nd March 2019 I took part in Benidorm Half Marathon. This was my 4th event of 2019, and a lovely way to spend the weekend. I had a surprise win on Instagram where Visit Benidorm tourism offered me a hotel for 2 and free race entry. Being so close to Limassol we decided … More Benidorm Half Marathon 2019
On the 3rd February 2019 I took part in the London Winter Run. This is a 10k run in central London, and an event I have considered doing for years. I have never done this event before because they dont have Pacers, so I’ve always taken part in other events on the same day as … More London Winter Run 2019
In 2019 the second edition of the National Running Show promised to be bigger and better than 2018. It delivered. I loved this concept last year, and you can have a recap HERE. This year there was 50% more space, more brands, more speakers, more people, it was everything I loved about the National Running … More The National Running Show 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
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