Time check: 8:02 – My daughters is sitting in the kitchen happily tucking into a Pain Au Chocolat. (We’re not posh. It’s a treat.) YEEAAAHHHH! I’VE DONE IT! THE PLAN WORKED! I give myself a virtual fist-bump at arriving home on schedule, still having time to prepare a lunch box and disguise the fact that I am melting.
As I get ready to run my third sub 3 attempt this Sunday, this is a takeaway of some my thoughts in the buildup. The reality of goals is they don’t happen overnight, and they don’t always happen when you want them. But that’s real life. Thanks to Paul Addicott for letting me share my experience in his recent article … Read More
It’s a lot further and more painful then the mile! I’m in a hole. A place of pain that I haven’t experienced before…2hrs on the clock and almost 20 miles into my first Marathon. This isn’t a normal marathon, this is the Snowdonia Marathon, a big 26.2 mile bite for former 1500m/mile guy. There is 260 meters of climbing and … Read More
As I get ready to run this Sunday, this is a takeaway of some my thoughts in the buildup. Maranoia Pre-marathon paranoia also known as maranoia is defined as: The irrational fear in the taper period that imminent doom is lurking at every corner to ruin your race. From picking up sickness, phantom injuries, to losing your fitness in the … Read More
The Berlin marathon is in 20 days or… • 1,728,000 seconds • 28,800 minutes • 480 hours • 2 weeks and 6 days The last few weeks I’ve have had some health concerns, that have taken precedent hence the blog writing hiatus. This is a summary of my training, as I work towards the Berlin Marathon targeting a sub 3 … Read More