Brathay Day 2

We started today in the rain, just a shower which soon eased up.  I began the run with a little blister which wasn't causing any discomfort  and I tried to stay at a steady pace.  It was a lonelier run today and I spent quite a bit of time with myself.  I'm hard work in... Continue Reading →

Should you need us Brathay 10 in 10 day 1

A great start to my 10 in 10 today with a bang on 4 hour run.  Before the marathon started behind the scenes there were a group of volunteers and Brathay staff making sure that we were well looked after. They are  there to support you whatever you need.  Hence the today's  t-shirt  'Should you... Continue Reading →

80 Days -Achey Days  

it's just 80 days untill the challenge begins, no that's  wrong!!  It's just 80 days until the event begins, the challenge, our challenge, mine and 16 other brave (or maybe crazy) souls has already begun. I've been training since October with the main event in mind, building a base of miles, beginning strength and conditioning.... Continue Reading →

Is it all about the figures? #juneathon

After spending 6 hours of my day today number crunching and data inputting I found myself thinking is everything in life about figures?  How much money you earn, how much money you've got? How many houses you own? Or cars you may have? When you run are you thinking about figures? Are you thinking about... Continue Reading →

Irritated by Inconsistence

Tthe tilte sums it up really!  Today I am irritated by my inconsistency.  On my regular Thursday tempo run I'd expect a steady consistent improvement.  I do expect that.  So why don't I get that.  Well, it's not because my trainings not consistent.  I follow a plan and keep to it.  Let's face it for... Continue Reading →

Altra Torins – Review @AltraZeroDrop

A few months back after a half marathon resulting in particularly bad blisters. I began researching new running shoes more for space and comfort than to emulate barefoot running and on a list of top running shoes from Runners World, I found Altra Running Shoes. So I searched for their shoes online and found their... Continue Reading →

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