Great Yorkshire Run

I've been injured, folks. A couple of days after the Edinburgh Half, I could hardly walk. Putting weight on my left foot just wasn't possible. By chance, I had a doctor's appointment that week and after a bit of prodding and poking, I was dispatched to A&E for an X-ray. The X-ray found nothing, and... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Half Marathon

I was so much more relaxed about this race than the Great North Run. Before the GNR, I was worrying about whether I'd make it to the end, what the weather would be like, whether my legs would fall off in a freak leg falling off incident. In the event, I made it to the... Continue Reading →

This Time Next Week…

My word, I'm excited. And nervous. But mainly excited. This time next week, I'll have finished* the Great North Run. It feels a little bit strange, because we've been building up to this for months and months. I started training way back in January, just little runs in the evenings after work to get used... Continue Reading →

The final countdown

There are just two (and a bit) weeks to go before the Great North Run. Two (and a bit) short weeks. That's not very long at all. At this point in two (and a bit) weeks, I'll either be floating on a euphoric clouds of post-run bliss or weeping exhausted tears from post-run achiness. The... Continue Reading →

York 10K

Well, I did it! My official time was 1 hour and 17 seconds. To be honest, I was a bit disappointed with my time. I know I can, and I have, run the same distance faster before, and I really wanted to run under an hour in this race. But it wasn't meant to be.... Continue Reading →

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