And...jog

I'm running the London Marathon on 23 April 2017 to raise £2000 for Shelter. It's my first marathon and I feel quite nervous about it. I'm not usually very good at exercise type things, but I do quite like blogging, so maybe this is a good compromise activity. READ MORE

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    Routine, anxiety and detective dramas Latest

    I’ve had a really frustrating week running-wise and have felt pretty anxious and irritable as a result. This week was meant to be all about getting into a routi...


  • Jan0220179:23 p.m.

    Down by the River

    Today was quite a day. This morning I ran my first ever half-marathon, stomping out the house, along the Lea all the way to Limehouse Basin and then west along...

  • Dec2820163:09 p.m.

    Hymn for the runs we didn't do

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  • Dec21201611:20 a.m.

    In the cold, cold night

    It has been a week of tricky runs and minor breakthroughs. Washed down with stollen and mince pies. The Baileys hasn't been opened yet, but I've little else...

  • Dec1520164:17 p.m.

    There and back again

    I've had a strange week. It started brilliantly as I burst through the double figures mark and completed my first ever 10 mile run. I stumbled up through...

  • Dec0820162:52 p.m.

    Get your app on

    It's hard to overstate just how important apps and my iphone have been to my running progress over the past few years. I first got into running in 2011. I was...


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