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 10th March 2019 I took part in the Big Half Marathon. As always I am pleased to review the event, and really enjoyed taking part in the Big Half for the second year in a row. I paced the 1:45 #funbus for #rwpacers in 2018, and you can check out my blog about … More Big Half 2019
On Sunday 17th February 2019 I took part in the Hampton Court Half Marathon. This event has been a regular fixture in my diary, and last year I paced 1:40 (read last years blog HERE). I had originally planned to use the Hampton Court Half for a training run this year, looking to push sub … More Hampton Court Half Marathon 2019
On the 4th November 2018 I took on the Porto Marathon 2018. This was an event I have been looking forward to take part in, with one of my longest friends coming away with me. A month ago I was asked if I wanted to Pace New York Marathon, which is an absolute dream, and … More Porto Marathon 2018
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?
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
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 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
On 22nd April 2018 I took part in the Virgin Money London Marathon. This was a tough race, in very hot conditions, the hottest on record for London Marathon. So, I want to start by saying a huge well done to everyone who took part today and thank you to each and every one of … More London Marathon 2018
You have worked hard to get this far, and race day is finally here, so what should you expect on Marathon race day? I have written about running marathons previously, but that was aimed to build confidence to make running a marathon feel more achievable – “so you want to run a marathon“. This blog … More What to expect on Marathon race day