#MNDAD@70 Update 2

I always knew that finding 70 raffles for the #MNDAD@70 was going to be a big ask, especially when I added a time limit of a year to the challenge. (If you are not sure what #MNDAD@70 read about it…

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And Just Like that…

It’s back to reality with a thud! My focus has been the Chicago Marathon for what feels like an eternity, I don’t think I have thought post Chicago many times. The running part of my adventure to Chicago didn’t quite…

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Chicago Marathon 2019

Chicago Marathon 2019 tick. I made it pretty obvious prior to this race I wasn’t feeling all that confident about running the Chicago Marathon. My running training hadn’t been bad, but mentally I wasn’t in the right place. My long…

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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 for the Chicago Marathon 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!…

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Chicago Marathon Training – Week 14

Why is it during week 8 of Chicago 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…

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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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