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….

For such a long time I fed myself bullshit stories about my running speed. I’ll never be fast My default pace is SLOW A sub 30 5K is just too hard My life is too busy to train properly now Running fast is not that important anyway Who was I kidding? I did want to…

When it comes to marathon training there are two main schools of thought as to how far to run in the final few weeks Going the distance…making sure your distance increases up to about 90% of the overall distance And Time on your feet…making sure your body gets used to being on your feet for…

I was going to call this post “How NOT to run a 10K” but on reflection the running bit was reasonably easy…well for me at least. I mean I must have run thirty or forty of them over the years. In November last year I published my first ebook 10K a simple 10 week training…

To say I am busy at the moment is somewhat of an understatement. My daughter turned 1 this week, and despite the fact I have had all this time to get used to being a stay at home mum I seem to be busier than ever, and squeezing more and more in. Last night I…

My alarm went off as normal at 8am and shortly after Rose woke up for a feed, so by the time my 8.15 reminder went off I could quite easily have stayed in bed. “I thought you were going parkrun” I heard from his side of the bed “Yeah, I was” came the answer, but…

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