Learning to walk

So I was ready, geared up and a 1Km circular footpath right outside my door.  What could be easier?  well that’s what I thought, gotta be pretty straight forward, I’ll not try too hard, 2 or 3 Km and that’ll do. Well on my first day (around 20 June 2017) I stepped out full of…

My First Year running – In Numbers 2017/18

My Running journey in numbers since July 2017 to June 2018 Number of runs: 221 Distance covered: 1652.5 Km Number of steps: 1.4M Duration: 142 Hours Calories Burnt: 120 000 Longest Run: 2Hr 18 Min Longest Run: 21.1Km Hardest Workout used: 1407Calories

‘The best version of me’

I’m not a naturally confident person.  I am my biggest doubter and my biggest critic.  Ask my colleagues they would probably disagree, but I come across confident when around people I’ve developed a level of comfort with.  Put me in with a group of new people and I find things really hard.  I’m not boisterous…

Post weekend downs

Its Tuesday morning.  I’ve not run since Sunday morning. Something feels weird.

Running and Fitness after 40

Hi Being over 40 fitness for the ancient is something I’m interested in. I know from experience it’s hard work to stay fit – especially given the usual daily drains on your time. So anyway. I’m going to write a blog of things that suit me and might help. But I found this and thought…

The Start

I’m Nick and I’m a dad of 4 and a husband and a busy Operations Director in a Cancer research company in a London, UK. I took up running in late June 2017 aged 40 and thinking it was time to get active. This website contains some of my story, reports and records of my…