VLM19: 39 Weeks To Go


Running

Yesterday I recieved an email that I wasn’t expecting till October that quite frankly made my month after all the shit we have been through in July… A Virgin London Marathon confirmation place for 2019! Like always I had applied for a ballot place and mentioned that I would be happy to run for chairty […]

26th July 2018

London Marathon 2018 Race Recap


Race Reviews, Running

I BLOODY DID IT!! Lets just take a few moments or so to let that sink in, because even I haven’t got my head round it yet despite being in complete agony after tackling the 26.2 miles. Also, let me apologise now as I have a feeling this post is going to be a little […]

24th April 2018

The London Marathon Expo


Fitness, Running

As I write this post is it less than 24 hours until I am running London – AHH! On Thursday I headed up to London to the marathon expo to collect my bib, chip and goodies! This was my first running expo ever, as even when running large events like The Great North Run and […]

21st April 2018

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

Midnight Marathon: Kit Checklist


Uncategorised

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

Adidas’ London Marathon Training Kit Review


Fitness, Lifestyle

In hindsight buying the London Marathon 2017 training kit two months before the race wasn’t the smartest of ideas seeing as I didn’t run but I don’t regret it one bit. Running the London Marathon is a dream that I will not give up on, and having this year’s kit (even if it was a […]

1st May 2017

Thorpe Park Half Marathon & Training Update


Fitness, Updates

After skipping training and avoiding anything more than 10k (6 miles) since my last half marathon I was starting to get into the “running rut”. I knew if I didn’t train I wouldn’t be able to run London in 50 days without causing some sort of lasting damage to my body, but I just couldn’t […]

9th March 2017

#20SomethingRuns: Marathon Update #6


Fitness

I have Glandular Fever. Wednesday after work I headed to my GP as I was suffering from another episode of Tonsillitis (shocker) and walked out with instructions to rest as much as possible because my blood test results made it clear that I was suffering from more than just Tonsillitis, I had developed Glandular Fever. […]

13th January 2017

#20somethingruns: 110.5 miles 2016 recap


Fitness, Updates

Running has become a huge part of my life over the past year, and I can finally hold my hands up and say I’ve found something special in this hobby. I’ve decided for today’s post to just post a photo diary recap of what I have achieved this year. Taking the perfect post race selfie […]

31st December 2016