marathon, running

Running and Racing

Whilst I love to run for fun, I also absolutely love racing, especially when it’s with my City Athletics crew. There’s something so fun about having a road trip to a random location, racing your heart out, and then going to the pub afterwards. So without further ado, here are my race plans for the… Continue reading Running and Racing

health, marathon, Mindfulness, running

Mindfulness: On rest days

I'm coming to really appreciate the importance of rest days. During my last training cycle, I had so many days when I was overtrained, undernourished and most importantly, absolutely knackered. It caused me some real problems both professionally and personally- a unique combination of grouchiness and inefficiency that only prolonged endurance training can bring. In… Continue reading Mindfulness: On rest days

My Firsts, running

My First: Serious Injury Stint

Now that i'm back running again, I think it's more than due time to bring back the My First Time series, in which I embrace my noob status and share what I've learnt on my running journey. I took a break from the series due to an injury stint; as this was my very first,… Continue reading My First: Serious Injury Stint


Well, that happened…

In a somewhat predictable and nonetheless shocking turn of events (for me at least), I will be running a Spring Marathon in 2016. A marathon. Shit. What have I done?! Well, I was unsuccessful in the London Ballot- odds are around 15/1, so this wasn't a huge surprise. What did surprise me is how much… Continue reading Well, that happened…