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My First Marathon

My First Marathon

My First Marathon and the Value of the Only-Just-Achievable Challenge So I feel a need to add a massive disclaimer right up front - I’ve not actually run the thing yet. Technically, that means that I have no idea what I’m talking about, but that doesn’t normally stop me -...

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The Perils of London Lunchtime Running

The Perils of London Lunchtime Running

The Perils of London Lunchtime Running I recently started running at lunchtimes for the first time in my career. The chance to take in some iconic sights of our capital and the promise of a hot shower afterwards, coupled with the ability to run with colleagues and de-stress from a...

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Great South Run - A magical experience

Great South Run - A magical experience

Great South Run - A magical experience This weekend saw the Great South Run take place in Portsmouth for the 26th time and what an event it was!   Living in Portsmouth, it was a good 7 days before the race that the course was starting to take shape. Slowly,...

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Taking on a Half Marathon for the first time!

Taking on a Half Marathon for the first time!

For me, when I started running last year, I had such admiration for so many people that the list would be endless. Races aren’t for everyone, I know the most brilliant runners who wouldn’t dream of going near the start line. For me personally, the racing keeps things fresh and...

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