British 10k 2018

Sunday 15th July I was originally doing the Stoke on Trent Marathon on that day.  Unfortunately the poor organisation put me off of going.  Having heard they cancelled on the day last year and the signs being that organisation was pretty poor this year I saved my train fare and deferred my entry (still not…

Ware 10 2018

Sunday 8th July A bunch of friends had signed up for this one so I had to get involved.  I had no idea where Ware is but it looks like it would be a good event.  You can choose between the 10k and 10 mile and it’s the 10th year of the event.  All the…

Heineken Race To The Tower 2018

I completed Race to the King and Race to the Stones in 2016 so I had to complete the trilogy of Threshold races.  I did the Day 1 marathon at Kings as a warm up for Race to the Stones 100k all in one go.  I wanted to do the camping option at Tower so…

Rock n Roll Liverpool 2018

What a weekend!  I had an absolute blast in Liverpool for the marathon weekend.  Where do I start? Pre Race I saw the post marathon tweets & pictures from the 2017 Liverpool RocknRoll weekend, it looked like a lot of fun and I signed up straight away so this has been in the calendar for…

Race Prep 2018 so far…

My running this year hasn’t been ideal.  Although thinking about it, it never is.  I have a lot in my running calendar for 2018.  The year hasn’t really got started for me running wise yet.  I did the inaugural Big Half but all the big exciting races are still to come: Liverpool; Race To The…

The Inaugural Big Half

Pre-Race I signed up for this one as soon as entries were open.  I don’t do many half marathons any more as most of my races are marathons these days but this looked like a great one to get involved in. Created by London Marathon Events Ltd, in partnership with Sported, The Vitality Big Half…

2018 is off to a good start

A belated round up of 2017 and my 2018 race calendar My look back at 2017 This is a bit of a late one.  I usually do this around New Years but things have a been a bit manic for me outside of the running bubble so I haven’t got round to it till now. 2017…

#JoinJen Week 5

January 29th – February 4th : The Final Week This is it! It’s the final week on the #joinjen Jan Challenge. Who can believe this is week 5 of 2018 already? The goal was to demonstrate how easy it can be to add some strengthening and conditioning into your routine that many runners neglect to…

#JoinJen Week 4

January 22nd – 28th Its the penultimate week of the #joinjen Jan Challenge already! I’m glad you all seem to be enjoying it as much as me. Enjoy week 4 xxx Workout Challenge (complete three times this week) 30 crunches with vertical leg 20 squats with shoulder press on rise from squat (with weights) 10…

#JoinJen Week 3

January 15th – 21st It seems spring has come early….for this tree anyway (see image above or left depending on what device you’re on).  It’s gorgeous weather for running and 2018 is off to a pretty good start.  This see’s us entering week 3 of the new year and I hope you are all having…