Didn't get much sleep, will it rain or not? Can I do it? That's what was going through my head all morning and night. You know that feeling when you wake up and you know it's going to be a good day. I didn't get that. I was actually quite nervous. I didn't know what… Continue reading Cadair idris
This is my best week to date. I had a great session at beachfit on the Monday. Before hand I ran 4 miles. Was a great session as well really nice weather. I then ran with my father. 5 miles really good day. Nice weather. He's a great inspiration. My last run before the race… Continue reading Week 19……
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.… Continue reading Running your first marathon
The morning of the race I woke up so nervous. My stomach in twists and turns. After my weetabix, banana and coffee the feeling still remained. My first marathon. My stomach was still full of nerves and gut wretching feeling. As well as that I was over thinking every single aspect. Will it be too… Continue reading The Great Welsh marathon
I CAN!!! I always the one that says I CAN'T I CAN'T do this. I CAN'T do that. I CAN'T join beachfit, I'm not fit enough. I CAN'T run a marathon. I CAN'T sign up to that challenge I'm not ready. I CAN'T do any big challenge, oh I CAN'T do that. All by doubting myself… Continue reading I CAN !!!!!
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,… Continue reading Week 18
The views were amazing. I've never seen so much blue sky and stunning water. So clear. Crystal in fact. I've heard about Snowdon many times, and you totally underestimate how gorgeous it is. Especially in Wales we are so lucky to have it on our doorstep. I packed my kit together. Making sure I had… Continue reading Snowdon
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… Continue reading Week 17……..
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… Continue reading RUN with it
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… Continue reading Week 15…..