I. Loved. Every. Single. Minute. A marathon of true beauty! Marathon du Mont Blanc is more than just a race, this is a party of trail running that takes place in one of THE Mecca’s of the sport, Chamonix. Traversing through the awe inspiring nature reserve, The Aiguilles Rouges, this event has eight various trail … Continue reading Why you simply HAVE to run the Marathon du Mont Blanc
You’ve got to do your local marathon, and with the start line literally outside my door, there was no excuse really. I’d signed up late last year not really sure of what my plan would be, and with my first 100 mile race planned only 4 weeks after this, it had to be a … Continue reading Edinburgh Marathon
Dubbed as the flattest marathon in the UK, and being in my home city, I entered this marathon with the dream of qualifying for Boston. For my age group this means a sub 3:35, or possibly 3:40 as I go up to the 35-39 age group for next years Boston. Given the recent disturbing events … Continue reading Boston Qualifying Time!
Still having some energy to burn this morning, I started the day with a free weights session at home. Half hours worth on the upper body and 15 mins of lower body followed by some planking and 3 sets of 10 push ups.Cooked up a belly warming spicy lentil dish for lunch which tasted great … Continue reading All terrain mixed workout Day 21 Janathon
So I should have been waking up at 5am, carbing up with some porridge and running 32 miles around Anglesey as part of the Coastal Trail Series, instead awoke in my own bed at 9am, and headed up to Axons butcher of Didsbury to get bacon, sausages, eggs & black pudding to drown our disappointment … Continue reading Not quite the run I had planned Day 19 Janathon
Woke up pretty tired so grabbed the bike to ride to work instead of a run, but made sure it was a run home, 7 miles each way. It's days like these, the hard tired yards that count, pushing the body through tiredness, I just kept imagining Anglesey Ultra next weekend and how much more … Continue reading Just miles on the clock Day 11 Janathon