The only way is UP.

London Marathon, April 2016...Chicago Marathon, October 2016. Have I really?! Not a bad 44th year at all. 45th year all roads lead up up up. A bone to pick with 26.2 and I'm not stopping until I get it right. And probably not even then  2 April Lee Valley Half  |  16 April Yorkshire Three Peaks  |  26 August National Three Peaks &nbs... READ MORE

  • Mar0820179:22 p.m.

    Today I learned how to RUN. Latest

    Coming up on the fourth anniversary of the day I lost my Dad is not a particularly good time to have a sick kid, after I've been sick, after he'd been sick, and...

  • Feb0820175:33 p.m.

    Shouldering the burden.

    Since day one of life as a runner, my historical mid-race disaster tally looks about thusly: Gargantuan calf strain? Check.Excruciatingly painful hip disaster?...

  • Feb03201710:49 p.m.

    Make moves or make excuses.

    Apologies again for the huge hiatus. It's so disappointing how life keeps on interrupting my running but that's an affliction we are all suffering so at the...

  • Dec3120167:32 p.m.

    And the day she knows why.

    I recently read as a comment in a Facebook post somewhere that the two most important days in a person's life are the day she is born and the day she knows...

  • Dec15201610:37 a.m.

    It's a long way on a donkey.

    Hey all you fabulous Buzzers! Been a long while since I've posted but life has that way of grabbing you about the neck with both hands and dragging you through...

  • Oct1620166:27 a.m.


    I've written before about the fact that I could never have run a marathon in my 20s because I didn't have the mental strength to get through it. I genuinely...

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