Part 2 – The Berlin Marathon: Beer, Bratwurst and Bling!

Previously on Run Claire, Run … Just kidding. Of course we know how this story ends so we know I didn’t back out. I walked forward and before I knew it I was off! I thought the first mile or so would be be crazy with people weaving in and out of each other tryingContinue reading “Part 2 – The Berlin Marathon: Beer, Bratwurst and Bling!”

Part 1 – The Berlin Marathon: Beer, Bratwurst and Bling!

It all started back in October 2016. The Berlin Marathon had been and gone for that year and they’d just opened up the ballot for the 2017 race. I’d decided in September that I wanted to run all six of the World Marathon Majors, and I had to start somewhere so I entered. Berlin isn’tContinue reading “Part 1 – The Berlin Marathon: Beer, Bratwurst and Bling!”

My Deepest, Darkest Running Secret …

We have some pretty weird and wonderful conversations in our office at work and we recently got on to our deepest, darkest secrets. OK, so not deepest darkest secrets exactly but those things that you’re a bit embarrassed about. You know, those little things that really aren’t a big deal in the grand scheme ofContinue reading “My Deepest, Darkest Running Secret …”

The East Cork Harbour Marathon … Hills, Motivational Signs and a Personal Best!

Six weeks out from the Berlin Marathon I’m told by my trusty training plan that I should be running for 90 minutes or entering a half marathon event so I choose the half marathon. I’m already running for 90 minutes so I know a half marathon will give me more time on the road (plusContinue reading “The East Cork Harbour Marathon … Hills, Motivational Signs and a Personal Best!”