The London Marathon 2017

As you may have seen in my previous blog I didn’t have the best week for marathon build up.  On Thursday night/ Friday morning I wasn’t sure I’d make the start line so I was really happy to be getting myself ready for the start of the London Marathon on Sunday morning. I stayed at…

What a week!

It’s race week! The week I have been looking forward to ages….and it’s all gone a bit tits up. I started the week feeling excited, I couldn’t wait to get to the expo and then attend the running awards on Thursday and I’ve been SO excited for race day. I was at my parents on…

1 week till London!

Well- we’re nearly there.  We’ve made it this far and we’re on the final stretch.  This week is all about looking after ourselves and getting to race day feeling rested and confident. My training plan has been going pretty well.  Last week I did my LSR on Monday after cheering at Brighton Marathon on Sunday….

2 weeks till London!

How exciting is that?! Just 2 weeks till London….14 days…..3336 hours……20160 minutes…..you get the idea! Exciting times indeed!  Pre marathon can be equally scary & exciting.  It’s time to taper, relax, look after ourselves and get organised. Firstly: There’s going to be loads of advice flying about over the next 2 weeks about what you…

Reebok Marathon Training Day

On Saturday 4th March I was lucky enough to attend the Reebok Marathon Training Day at Sweatshop, Trump Street. I has to leave early to get to work but I was there for most of the sessions. Shaun Dixon : Running Coach Running your best Marathon There are 35,000+ people running on marathon day but…

One for the girls

We don’t talk about it very often but I’m going to.  Getting your period when you have a race/long run scheduled can be uncomfortable and extremely inconvenient….and in some cases painful and can cancel the run/race. I thought I’d write about a solution I found.  I usually just deal with it, I generally don’t get…

3 weeks since Barcelona-3 weeks till London

Week Beginning March 13th My training this week has gone pretty well.  A run was planned for the Tuesday after the marathon but after arriving home from Barcelona late Monday and then a 14 hour day of work on the Tuesday I put it off and didn’t do it till Thursday.  It was just an…