Today is Thursday 7th September, and it has been three weeks since my last run. This is the longest break I have had from running in almost three years - since I got a bout of pneumonia and then ran a marathon in December 2014, and you know what? I don't feel like running again … Continue reading Running Rambles – Its not you, its me.
Good afternoon My little runner beans! I hope you are all LOVING this amazing weather and getting out there to enjoy the sunshine. In the last running ramble I confessed my running mojo was not where it should be, and pledged to get back to running three times a week..... I've tried and most … Continue reading Running Ramblings – Fuelling your Runs
So.... Here's the thing. I've lost my love for running momentarily. Ask any runner who inst a premier athlete, and they will likely tell you that at some point or another, they will get to a wall with running where every long run is a struggle, the times are crap, nothing goes right, and there … Continue reading Running Ramblings – How to get out of the rut.
Hey folks, I hope you all had a wonderful weekend. So this weekend was a marathon weekend, quite literally, with the London Marathon taking place on Sunday - if you took part, you are an awesome human, and well done. I hope your legs are recovering and that you still have your medal on. I … Continue reading Post Race Ramblings – Should Headphones be banned?
Missing toenails, Blood blisters, chafed arm pits, Dehydration, Runner shits, All of these things and many more will affect runner types at some point in your life. If, like me, you run long distances (to me that can be anything over 10 miles, make of that what you will) you have probably come across some … Continue reading The Gross side of running and how to embrace it
Running Apps. most runner types like me use them, because unless your some sort of rambling free spirit, runners LOVE to analyse every step of their runs in great detail, plus its great to be able to see how far you ran one week compared to the same week the year before (for me right … Continue reading Battle of the Apps – Mapmyrun Vs Strava
Running is great, right? It's a virtually free sport, that anyone who has a pair of trainers can do. It's so easy too, you just step outside your door and off you go! I mean, I don't understand why more people don't take it up - sure beats going to the gym, am I Right? … Continue reading Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know About Running
This weekend, I ran my 6th marathon in Farnham, aptly named "the Farnham Pilgrim Marathon". Known as one of the toughest events in the Uk, We had absolutely no idea what we were letting ourselves in for. Within the first mile, you were faced with an uphill run, on no less than a 20 degree … Continue reading Running to nowhere. Why I run