As part of my “How to run a marathon faster series” I am pleased to welcome Jordan Foster. Jordan is better known as Projectmarathongirl and her improvements over the last few years makes her an ideal person to talk with about running a marathon faster. Jordan is a Sub 3 Marathon runner and recently finished … More How to run a marathon faster – with Jordan Foster
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
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
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
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
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 Sunday 15th July I took part in the British 10k for the 6th time. This year the British 10k continues to be sponsored by Virgin Sport and Asics and what another fantastic event. I don’t take part in a lot of 10k runs, but this is always one of the highlights, as you can’t … More British 10k 2018
How can I run faster? This is a question I am asked regularly. It is also something I have been thinking about a lot lately. I have ran faster in the past, and I know what I need to do to improve, so whilst I start the journey to improve my speed I thought I … More How to run faster
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