My thoughts…

I had grand plans for writing this blog post on the flight to Chicago, but I couldn’t get the WIFI connection to work, so I watched TWO chic flicks instead! Instead, it is now 4:51 am and I am propped…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 15

My penultimate week of training hasn’t exactly gone to plan. If any week isn’t going to go to plan, week 15 is an ok week to do that, right? Well, thats what I keep telling myself! If you haven’t caught…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14

Why is it during week 8 of marathon training you can’t wait for it all to be over, but now in Week 14 you feel like you need more time. I do feel I have been training hard, but I…

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Northampton Half – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: Sunday 29th September 2019 Start Time: 9:30 am Entry: Via website and I think they still had places quite close to the race and possibly on the morning too. Cost: £30.45 Race Website: http://northamptonhalfmarathon.co.uk Race Mementos: Medal…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 13

TAPER TIME….. This is such a bizarre part of my running programme. I felt relieved once my 22-mile training run was over, knowing that it was time to taper, but I also know that I still have some hard runs…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 12

After my long run last week, this week felt like the week I had to nail all my sessions and get the confidence boost that is desperately needed leading into the final few weeks before Chicago Marathon. If you haven’t…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 11

My highest mileage week EVER and all session completed this week! So that’s better than last week!!! I can almost smell taper time….. If you haven’t caught up with all the other weeks training for Chicago Marathon, have a look…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 10

Well this week didn’t go to plan AT ALL. But I am not going to get too hung up on it, it happened and now it’s time to move on. Chicago Marathon is approaching quickly and I have a lot…

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Bedford Half – Race Recap

Race Information: Date: Sunday 1st September 2019 Start Time: 9:00 am Entry: Via website and I think they still had places quite close to the race. Cost: £29 Race Website: https://www.bedfordrunfest.co.uk Race Mementos: Lovely medal, finishers tech t-shirt, goody bag…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 9

At times this week, I felt like I had a breakthrough. I’ve had some very good sessions, felt like my paces were improving and thought ‘Chicago Marathon here we come’. Well, that was until the weekend happened! Read on to…

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