How to run a marathon faster – with Danny O’Reilly

As part of my “How to run a marathon faster series” I am pleased to welcome Danny O’Reilly. He answered some questions for this blog a few weeks ago, but I’ve been waiting for today. He has been working hard all Autumn for a PB attempt today at Florence Marathon 2018, spoiler alert, he smashed … More How to run a marathon faster – with Danny O’Reilly

Ironman Hamburg 2018

On Sunday 29th July 2018, I took part in Ironman Hamburg. This was my third Ironman, with a twist, no swim. I was very anxious about the swim leading up to the event, especially as the weather made it likely to be a non wetsuit swim, and posted about my pre-Ironman nerves, see blog HERE. … More Ironman Hamburg 2018

Pre Ironman nerves

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