Working out how to run in snow and ice

My morning run was the first of the season to begin feeling like Bambi on ice. It can be a tricky challenge to run in freezing conditions and there’s obviously the risk of slips and falls which can cause big problems. This article is a good bit of reading for those of you wanting toContinue reading “Working out how to run in snow and ice”

Win a Maverick Trail Race Entry for 2020

Hi followers, some of you will have seen that I am doing a charity run around the Isle of Wight in May 2020. I am raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. To aid in my fundraising effort I have teamed up with the team at Maverick Race (maverick-race.com) to offer a fantastic raffle prize. ForContinue reading “Win a Maverick Trail Race Entry for 2020”

Worlds best marathons ?

If running 26 miles isn’t enough and you fancy travelling around the world to get there then this list might be interesting to you. http://www.runnersworld.com/races-places/a29429048/worlds-best-marathons

National Park trail runs

With so many national parks in the UK there must be some amazing runs out there just waiting for you to find them. This link has some great suggestions with links to run routes in many cases. Great all year round just make sure you have the right footwear 👍 nationalparks.uk/visiting/outdoor-activities/walking/trail-running

British alternatives to London for those who missed out for the capital marathon – runbritain

Great little article with a whole host of ideas for a spring Marathon if, like many, you missed out on the London Marathon ballot British alternatives to London for those who missed out for the capital marathon – runbritain — Read on http://www.runbritain.com/news/british-alternatives-to-london-if-you-missed-out-for-the-capital-marathon

Maverick Original Oxfordshire 2019

This video sums up the event quite nicely: The race was one I took part in last year (2018) and it was hard, hilly, some pretty tough terrain, but some beautiful scenery in the grounds of Stonor Park and the Chiltern Hills. This year the route was totally changed and took us on a magicalContinue reading “Maverick Original Oxfordshire 2019”

Fuelling for marathon success

If you have no idea what to do in the final days before a marathon when it comes to eating – what, when and how much – then this article might have some useful guidance. http://www.runnersworld.com/nutrition-weight-loss/a20785351/what-to-eat-the-week-of-a-marathon

Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2019

See the gallery here 7 Days ago I ran Windsor Half Marathon in a time only 19 seconds shy of my PB (which was Windsor HM last year!). So why on earth am I running another half marathon so soon? Not to mention the knee injury which has meant training has been less than perfect!Continue reading “Bournemouth Marathon Festival 2019”