Couch potato to half marathon in 6 months.

This blog will be used to detail how i go from couch potato to running a half marathon in six short months.   READ MORE

  • Jun0520135:10 p.m.

    Goal achieved- Cork City Half Marathon completed Latest

    Ran the Cork City Half marathon on monday- finished with a time of 3 hours, 14 minutes, 51 seconds.  Delighted with myself, but I did get very sick afterwards.


  • May0420134:51 p.m.

    Ran my first race-5k trail run

    Ran a 5k trail run last night and didn't come last  I was 189th out of 210  The provisional results have my time as 00:34:59, pace 00:11:17. I hope...

  • Apr3020139:12 p.m.

    Entered the ballot for VLM2014

    My training is going really well at the moment. I've started running at a racecourse near where I work. The centre track, where the ambulances follow the race,...

  • Apr0620138:06 p.m.

    Bad back strikes again :-(

    I did too much training last weekend- 5 miles Friday, 4 miles Saturday, 7 miles Sunday.  As I completed the Sunday run, I could feel the ache in my lower...

  • Mar2720138:04 p.m.

    Speed or distance?

    Training has been varied in the last couple of weeks. I had a week off work and managed to run and cross train 6 days. The next week I struggled to fit two...

  • Mar06201310:52 a.m.

    Confusion reigns

    Having devised a good plan outlined in the last post, I've done some more reading-i really should stop doing this cos I'm more confused than ever. I was...

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