January is a time of year that lots of people take up or return to the sport of running, the festivities are out of the way, summer is around the corner and everyone is still full of enthusiasm and determination to keep up those new habits…the problem is how easy it is to keep that…

So there has of course been a bit of excitement over the London Marathon ballot result this month…I didn’t get a slot in case you were wondering. Training for a spring marathon is always tricky for me, as the spring is my busiest time…and to be quite frank I just don’t need the extra stress….

People are obsessed with my size and it’s just so bloody annoying. The meant to be helpful comments from friends and family Oh you’ve lost weight? Erm nope…don’t think so, not last time I looked. Or journalists who are doing a story about me who insist on knowing my dress size…when the piece is not…

I’ve never been one for speed related running goals really. When I take on a race I kind of know roughly how long its going to take me to get round based on lots of years of experience. I tend to have 3 time goals 1. Best Case Scenario 2. Will be Happy with 3….

Yep it’s that time of year again, where as well as the accumulating stress of christmas we also have an impending new year getting closer and closer…what are we going to give up, what are we going to do different, what are we going to resolve to achieve before the year is up? Now you will…

There are a million reasons why we run…well maybe not quite a million, but you get my drift. Our reasons are many and varied and at times they compete with each other…and here lies the problem. Many of us suffer with a lack of focus with our running, we just head out a few times…

My alarm went off at 5.45 am. I was child free. And I did not have to travel anywhere far today, I was up early so I could fit exercise into my day. It was cold. It was dark. I was tired. But I had committed to doing CrossFit this morning, and I had told…

October is always a nervous time of the year for us running folk who nervously wait for a certain magazine to come through the door. Will it be a YES…or will it be another NO??? I am of course talking about the London Marathon (Other city marathons are of course available) Running London is a big…

I think we can all agree that running is kind of a pretty diverse sport, you only have to sit and watch the London Marathon on a cold drizzly day from the comfort of your couch to realise that….and even then you are only looking at different types of marathon runners…and sorry to break it…

A good few years ago I was on a management training course and was asked the question If you was an animal what would it be? I should have been thinking of the leadership skills I displayed at work, but instead I was of course thinking about my body shape which was probably at its…

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