Nick is Beacon’s marathon man

Two-time marathon runner in 2015, still chasing that elusive sub-4 hour time! READ MORE

  • Feb2020175:17 p.m.

    Completely resistible Latest

    “What is that smell?  It’s vile.”  A delightful morning greeting to receive from your wife.  Nice to see you too, darling!

    But she ha...

  • Feb14201712:32 p.m.

    Testing my resolve

    It’s 7pm, I’ve had a long day at work, the temperature has dropped close to zero and I can hear the wind howling at the window and rattling the...

  • Feb0620176:01 p.m.

    Glorious mud?

    Normal service is almost resumed in that I’ve shaken off the worst of the winter germs and am pretty much done coughing and spluttering, for now at least...

  • Jan27201712:04 p.m.

    The downside of winter training

    Normally you won’t hear complaints from me about programmes that span the cold winter months. I don’t mind going out in the dark, digging out the...

  • Jan2020175:21 p.m.

    Desperately seeking stability

    I’ve been on a quest these past few weeks to try and find my perfect running partner.  Someone who is strong, supportive, hard-wearing, quick and,...

  • Jan1320171:47 p.m.

    Guess who’s back

    As the famous song goes, two out of three ‘aint bad.  I’ve kept on top of my training and set myself a goal for the first half of 2017,...

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