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marathon running

I ran a marathon and I liked it

There’s more than one way to measure a marathon. Of course the distance is always the same, but the experience, the lessons learned, the number of dark thoughts crushed as the miles go by but the end is still far away is different for…

Monday, 11 September 2017
marathon running

Yasso 800s. Say what?

I used to hate them, now I love them. No, not hill repeats, I still hate those, I’m talking about intervals. For a couple of years I have been doing one intervals session a week, usually 5 x 1km with a minute walking break…

Thursday, 11 February 2016
marathon running

Halfway from tortoise to hare

After I ran Paris and Milton Keynes marathons last year and then decided to take a break from that distance, I thought come next spring I would struggle seeing everyone else train for their marathons. I thought I’d regret my decision. I thought I’d…

Thursday, 16 April 2015