Week 3 of Marathon Training and What a Week It Was!

What. A. Week! All I can say about this week of training is that it sucked. So bad. My week looked like this: Monday: Cycling intervalsTuesday: 5 mile runWednesday: RestdayThursday: IntervalsFriday: Rest daySaturday: Parkrun (3.1 miles)Sunday: 10 mile run Monday should have told me how the rest of the week was going to go. IContinue reading “Week 3 of Marathon Training and What a Week It Was!”

Marathon Training Week 2 And 100 Days To Go!

Week 2, days 1-7 of New York Marathon training and we’ve already hit the 100 days until race day marker. I’m not panicking, you’re panicking … My week looked like this: Monday – Cycling IntervalsTuesday – 4 Mile RunWednesday – Rest DayThursday – IntervalsFriday – Rest DaySaturday – Parkrun (3.1 Mile Run)Sunday – 9 MileContinue reading “Marathon Training Week 2 And 100 Days To Go!”

And So It Begins … Marathon Training, Week One

Monday, 15th of July. The start of a new 16 week marathon training block. The start of my road to the New York Marathon. I’m not going to lie, the thought of starting another marathon training plan absolutely terrifies me. Motivation has been lacking and it scared me that this next big commitment has comeContinue reading “And So It Begins … Marathon Training, Week One”

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – gifts for runners

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and you have no idea what to buy the avid runner in your life. Whether you’ve got a Secret Santa gift to buy, you need a small stocking filler or you want to spoil them, there’s something for everyone in this list of goodies that runners wouldContinue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – gifts for runners”

My Mental Health And Me: My Reason To Run

This past week has been Mental Health Awareness Week so I wanted to share my story about why I run. I have found it hard to sum up how I feel on social media so I thought I’d write a blog about it. When I talk about running I often get asked about why IContinue reading “My Mental Health And Me: My Reason To Run”