Maranoia Is Actually A Thing


Fitness, Running

It’s normal for me to get butterflies on the morning of a race but never have I ever been this nervous about a race before. Its 6 days until the London Marathon and I already having extreme Maranoia. For the past Five days I have woken up in the middle of the night following nightmares […]

16th April 2018

TWO WEEKS TILL LONDON


Fitness, Running

Holy cow its only two weeks until the London Marathon! I am absolutely crapping myself about this race as I pasted the point of not being prepared a long time ago. That being said I am going to give it my god damn all and still complete the race even if its in 7 hours […]

7th April 2018

Off Season Plans


Fitness

Although I have not blogged since the beginning of the year properly, I have still been competing where I can. Life took a sudden turn in July (just as I started to get my mojo back for running and writing – Typical!), thus I had to spend my spare time focusing on family time rather than blogging. With everything settling down […]

3rd November 2017

Midnight Marathon: Kit Checklist


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After taking part in HARP24 a few months back with my running club, I got the bug for night-time running and decided to sign up for a midnight marathon. It’s all come around very quickly as this weekend I take on the Cancer Research challenge to complete 26.2 miles before sunrise and I couldn’t be more excited. […]

22nd September 2017

A Month In Fitness: June


Fitness

May was a little dull fitness-wise thanks to a chest infection, which resulted a trip to A&E in an ambulance, wiping me out of three races and a lot of training. Therefore I am ever so excited to jump back into training this month. Race season is in full swing and there are plenty of events […]

2nd June 2017

Race Recap: Race For Life Southend 2017


Fitness, Lifestyle

On Sunday I took part in Southend’s annual Race for Life Event at Garrons Park.  This event is always well organised, well marshaled and fun to take part in given the cause. I had been planning all week to aim for a Personal Best at the race seeing as this was the event I set […]

14th May 2017

Oh Hey New Running Shoes: Brooks Addiction 12’s


Fitness

Since returning to training I have not felt comfortable in my running shoes. I have been running in Nike Pegasus trainers since 2012 and haven’t had many problems until I started long distance running – then I got injured (I promise I will stop talking about this soon). At first I thought it was me, […]

8th May 2017

Race Recap: Rayleigh 10k


Fitness

How many bloody hills are there in Hockley & Rayleigh? Too many! This Sunday I took part in the first Rayleigh 10k race put on by our local Rotary Club. I was rather excited to be racing for the first time since returning from injury and seeing as it was local my other half had […]

5th May 2017