The Ups and Downs of London Marathon Training

This blog is a way of recording and tracking my running whilst training for the Great North Run 2013 and Virgin London Marathon 2014 in aid of Spinal Injuries Association. It will detail how far I've run, how quickly I've run and how my body and mind are feeling post-training.  I also have a neurological disorder called Dystonia and so snippits of this ... READ MORE

  • Feb0620145:37 p.m.

    Update on London Marathon Training Latest

    Again....apologies for leaving the blogsphere for so long. I started training for the Virgin London Marathon (second time lucky) 8 weeks ago now and it's all be...

  • Sep2320131:25 a.m.

    Great North Run news!

    Wow - I have not blogged in a LONG time. I've been very busy, so apologies. However, I have good news - I finished the Great North Run! It was absolutely...

  • Aug29201312:56 p.m.

    An interval training session where I could actually breathe

    So I woke up this morning feeling pretty good apart from a bit of a funny hip - which, incidentally, my Dad has the same problem with when he runs and has...

  • Aug2820135:06 p.m.

    A run full of mishaps with a happy ending

    Today I woke up and had the sudden realisation that the Great North Run is a mere 18 days away, and so needed peace of mind. I decided to do a ten mile run...

  • Aug0220133:16 p.m.

    Confusing weather, popping knees and interval training.

    Here’s an update of the past few days: On Monday I went for a 4.22 mile run in an absolutely horrendous storm. I did feel a bit romantic about it,...

  • Jul2820136:34 p.m.

    Mustering motivation from somewhere

    After my last blog post my motivation just totally disappeared and I didn't manage to get up for boot camp or run 6 miles on Friday. BUT I've made up for it. I...

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