Why don’t you just run

Running is quite a hard thing isn’t it? Not when your actually running, but going to perform the task it can be daunting. The fear of what ifs normally take over.  You look outside and it’s pouring of rain, it’s freezing, it’s dark. There’s loads of people outside they may see me, they may laugh. […]

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Week 35

Must remember to do these…… Training has definitely improved, running has improved. Consistency is slowly creating, as I am creature of habit I do love a good routine. Last week I was able to run my first 50+ mile week. It was tough, lots of long days at work followed by miles and miles on […]

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Manic May

May has been an extraordinary month for myself. Looking back now it’s mad all that I made possible, so many goals ticked off. Firstly I managed to run my first ever marathon. Was an amazing experience. I felt amazing throughout, training really paid off. Great support from all my family, friends and even strangers. Weather […]

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Running your first marathon

So you want to run your first marathon. Maybe your thinking of signing up to one. Or you may have signed up already and wondering what to expect. Yesterday I ran my first marathon. Was an amazing experience. Great day and I prepared well. I like the little details. I’m one of those over thinkers. […]

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Week 18

This week has been a real mixture of emotion. Went to my usual beachfit session. That was really tough. I managed to cram in a hard 18 miler. I struggled at the dreaded wall again. After many reflection I decided I’m not gonna let the wall hit me again. I’m gonna stay strong. Keep focused, […]

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Week 17……..

This week I only managed a measly 16 miles and it was extremely difficult.  I attended a beachfit session on the Monday and that was seriously tough. Was all over body work out. I was still stiff on the Wednesday. Wednesday came and I decided I have to do 20 miles. I started and omg […]

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RUN with it

Here’s a piece I did for The west Wales chronicle site. My first publishing spot. RUN with it!!In two weeks I’ll be running my first marathon. I’ve been training for a long time and starting to see significant progress as well as many setbacks. The training has been tough. I’ve done many long runs, sprints […]

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Week 15…..

This week has been my best weekly mileage to date solid 30 miles. 10 mile before work on the Saturday with the brand new bag. Worked really well took plenty of gels and water. The next was my first 20 miler. Really tough. Struggled to do it all without stopping yet. 4 weeks to go […]

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Music

I love running with music. I love having the joy and excitement of picking a playlist for your run. I also love trying to work out how long your gonna run for then match it be the amount of music. My favourite song at the moment to run to is the kasabian track ‘you’re in […]

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20 miles

20 miles. Very scary. This was to be my longest run to date. The most I ran before was 16 miles. 16 miles was tough in itself. Since then I’ve done many 8, 10 miles and a few 13 miles. I got up and ate my breakfast. Packed my bag full of gels and water […]

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