If you want something you have never had..................

EVERY DAY YOU DON'T DO YOUR TRAINING PROPERLY IS AN IF ONLY DAY Strokeman to Marathonman In 2004 aged 42, I had a Stroke which left me unable to walk for several days and changed my life forever. After several months recovering, I found running. Numerous 10k's and several Half Marathons followed and in April 2007 I completed the London Marathon in ... READ MORE

  • Mar1720179:20 a.m.

    Training Half Marathon Latest

    With several 10 milers behind me recently, (training for the 'Snake Lane 10') I thought it was time I got a half in.

    I have decided that if I want to train for ...


  • Feb28201710:31 p.m.

    If you want something you have never had...............

    I have been here before...many times. The elephant in the room, my belly. My dentist will testify to my sweet tooth. It is 5 years since I last ran a marathon....

  • Feb17201710:42 a.m.

    Avoiding the second one...............

    Did any of you watch the Andrew Marr programme on Beeb 2 earlier in the week? He did not get emmotional, but I did! When I had my Stroke, I had all the same...

  • Feb06201710:30 p.m.

    Another tough one - the madness of a runner

    Since last week? 6 on Tuesday, 3 on Thursday, park run Saturday, then a tough 9 yesterday. Last week's pulled hamstring, turned out to be a thigh pull and I...

  • Jan2920179:50 p.m.

    Why was I able to run today?

    Not a clue. I 'twanged' a hamstring yesterday at park run. My time has not been under 26.30 for a while and I realised yesterday I was running close to...

  • Jan2520179:30 p.m.

    I like a day off............work

    When most people have a day off, they usually have at least a little lie in? Not me, I cannot think of a better way to start the day than running! So I did,...


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