On Sunday 19th May I took part in the Hackney Half Marathon. This is a Virgin Sport event, this year sponsored by Nike. They really try and put on a great event, bringing in the community with a fitness festival, and lots of London clubs representing, such as: RunDemCrew, Rep Runners, Backpackers, Hackney Rats and … More Hackney Half 2019
Marathon season is upon us, and one of the most feared things in marathon running is hitting the wall. No doubt if you are a first time marathon runner you will be concerned about finishing, and leading up to race day it is natural to be full of doubt. Regardless of how many marathons you … More Avoid hitting the wall
It’s the start of Limassol Marathon Race weekend, and as usual I’ve started it with the Saturday warm up races. I come here for the Marathon, but there is something for everyone, and the Saturday starts with the Corporate 5K and the kids races. I have been to Limassol Marathon weekend 3 times. This is … More Limassol 2019 5k and Kids race
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?