On the 5th December 2021 I took part in the Golden Key Marathon. This is one of the Phoenix Running Events I like to take part in for my training runs. I only entered earlier this week, as I was not sure which event I was going to complete, but I had to enter one … More Golden Key Marathon
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?
On 24th October 2020 I took part in the Beachy Head Marathon. This is a Marathon that I have wanted to take part in for years. It has been described as one of the toughest and beautiful Marathons in the UK, so naturally I wanted to complete it. The reason I’ve never signed up is … More Beachy Head Marathon 2020
Motivation can be hard to keep hold of at the best of times. However, when life is so uncertain and you don’t know what the future holds, it is particularly difficult. Usually when I try to offer some motivation I encourage people to have a target, which for me normally involves an event goal (check … More Run for the love of running
My Running Motivation series is designed to offer everyone a little bit of motivation in the dark, cold months. Whilst everyone starts their Spring event training, or have a desire to get active, it is good to hear from a range of people with their top tips. My next guest is the wonderful Canadian running … More Running Motivation – with Elizabeth (@Along4therun)
After pacing London Marathon in 2014 I set my sights on New York Marathon. An event I’ve always wanted to run, and one I have been trying to get an opportunity to pace for 5 years. At the end of Chicago Marathon 2018 I was offered a place to pace New York Marathon in 2018, … More New York Marathon weekend 2019
Run Happy Why do you run? I’ve been running for over a decade, and I’ve ran for a variety of different reasons. I’ve ran to keep fit, to lose weight, to stay healthy. I’ve been a goal seeker, pushing boundaries and wanting that PB on every run. I’ve ran all distances from 5k to 100k, … More Run Happy
On the 21st October 2018 I took part in the Amsterdam Marathon. Getting towards the end of a fantastic year, this would be my 5th International event of the year, and the 4th Marathon I have paced abroad this year. I am pleased to have ran a total of 42 marathons, which is 49 toward … More Amsterdam Marathon 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?
The Oulton Park Half, the perfect training session for the Manchester marathon … More Oulton Park Half Marathon 2018