Finding my first 100 miler

2021 will see my taking on my first 100 mile race. I’m keeping a training blog until race day. Follow my ups and downs, challenges and successes and come along on the journey with me.

Running with anxiety or depression

It’s not new but it really is a life saver for many people. Running can be a really effect way to manage mental health conditions. This is worth a read. 👍 http://www.runnersworld.com/health-injuries/a18807336/running-anxiety-depression/

Inov8 TerraUltra G270 – The first 100 miles

Firstly, these are one of the first times I’ve bought ‘new’. This was bought on the day of release and I paid the full price. Not my normal way, I’ll normally go for a previous model at a cheaper price. But with these the improvements were really key for me and I felt if IContinue reading “Inov8 TerraUltra G270 – The first 100 miles”

16-week 50-mile ultra-marathon training schedule

Want to run an ultra marathon? In 16 weeks, this training plan will get you ready to run 50 miles. — Read on http://www.runnersworld.com/uk/training/ultra/a774983/16-week-50-mile-ultra-marathon-training-schedule/

Staying in? Some top documentaries and films about running that are worth a look 👍

Follow the link below to a great collection of documentaries and short films about some of the most amazing runners and endurance events you could imagine. Some great entertainment if you are finding yourself locked up inside for one reason or another!! http://www.runnersworld.com/runners-stories/a20856267/the-best-running-documentaries/

Enough shoe reviews to make anyone happy in 2020

If you want to have some help finding the right selection of shoes for all the different types of running you could imagine then there’s a good chance that this link might just give you what you need http://www.runnersworld.com/uk/gear/shoes/a776671/best-running-shoes/

The benefits of trail running

I am a massive fan of trail running and this explains some of those reasons that trail running is a great past time. http://www.thefitnesstribe.com/benefits-of-trail-running/

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”

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