100 day countdown

As I reach the end of week 4 of my training plan this week, a milestone reached with only 100 days till the marathon.  Training has been going ok, the longest run so far only reaching 13 miles (distances ramp up in February).  The six day running week is tough though, and I’m finding it … More 100 day countdown

Festive Running

With Christmas falling on a Sunday this year, the festive weekend meant a double Parkrun, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas Eve had one of the largest turnouts I’ve seen at Guildford with over 400 runners. Fairly tough conditions with a muddy course and an icy wind, saw me finish in around 21:45, so not … More Festive Running

Disney Dreaming…

This time 12 months ago I was in the middle of training for my first runDisney races, the Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World, Florida.  It was hard work, but the training paid off and I loved the event.  No return journey for me next year, but it’s definitely an event I’d like to do … More Disney Dreaming…

Keeping it steady..

Since the Royal Parks Half marathon, and after a couple of easier weeks, I’ve settled into a steady running pattern.  With no booked race until the Surrey Half in March,  it’s just been a case of clocking up the miles.  Roughly covering 25-30 miles a week; made up of a few easier runs; 10-11 miles … More Keeping it steady..

Surrey Badger Half

After enjoying the Hard As Snails 10k , I decided to look for another race to enter.  Not wanting the pressure (or being in the right shape) of hitting a PB, I avoided looking at road races.  I finally came across the Surrey Badger Half.  In their own words: This fantastic event in the beautiful Mole Valley in … More Surrey Badger Half