Hi, I hope you all had a good festive break and are managing to run in the cold and the snow.
I've been missing writing my marathon training blog, so have decided to carry writing about the new training I'm doing now. As it's not directly marathon-related, and also because I find the site easier, I've moved to wordpress.
If you'd like to carry on reading what I'm up to, it's at
If you're very keen, you can click on "follow" and get emails when it's updated - I'll probably do this every Saturday as I did for "Sarah's sub three" here.
Good luck with your running, I'd love to hear how you get on!
Nov2520123:06 p.m.In spite of not quite cracking sub 3, I'm retiring for now, very happy with 3.02.27 (1 minute 1 second PB!) I think today was the hardest marathon I've done. I...
Nov1820123:38 p.m.I'm really enjoying the taper - it's amazing how much more time and sleep I've had without running as much. It's also enjoyable cutting down when it's...
Nov1020121:07 p.m.I had a hard start to the week feeling really rundown from just overdoing life, but mainly solved this by going to sleep at 8.30pm on Tuesday! Running-wise...
Nov05201210:21 a.m.A non dramatic but steady week this week. Some good runs, some were harder work. I also found it easier to pick up some speed due to being able to actually see...
Oct2720122:50 p.m.It’s getting to that time of year when the weather is really key to your running sessions. I decided this week it was very like beer – lots...