It has been a very slow start to this year in terms of running miles and building my fitness up after a little break. A third lockdown and some icy weather and snow has put me on a bit of a downer as I had seem to lost my motivation and interest but after my … Continue reading A slow start to 2021
As 2020 is nearing its end (thank god) it's time to reflect on what has been a challenging year for most. A year of lockdowns, cancelled races and no parkruns after start of march. At the start of the pandemic back in march when the first lockdown in the UK was implemented, I lost a … Continue reading 2020: The Year of the Virtual Runner.
On sunday (2nd Feb) I headed over to Dewsbury for my first race of the year, this was a new race for me and also my first club championship race as i was there alongside many Stacs. I had been unsure whether i was going to make this race due to being bad with my … Continue reading Dewsbury 10k pb
I am currently at the half way point for RED January for Mind which I am aiming to stay active every day for at least 30 mins. My aim is for at least a mile a day (god bless the dog walks) but i have so far accumulated 49 miles in the first 17 days. … Continue reading RED January…. Half way Point
For the whole month of January I will be taking part in RED January for Mind charity, I will be aiming to record a activity every day for the whole month. This will include going out running, recording walks and the indoor bike in the gym. I feel this is a great opportunity to get … Continue reading RED January 2020
On sunday (20th october) I returned to York once again to take part in the Yorkshire 10 Mile race. I had been looking forward to this one since i took part last year as I felt I needed to go one better. After last months half marathon I hadn't done as many miles as i … Continue reading The Magic 10 Mile
Sunday (August 4) I took part in one of my favourite 10k races in one of my favourite Yorkshire cities, York. Started the day with the usual 2 slices of toast and a cup of Yorkshire tea, sat in the garden while the dog generally stood at gate sniffing the air.I got myself ready and … Continue reading The cobbled streets of York.
On Monday 17th June i will kickstart my journey towards my first half marathon. As seen in the screenshot below i have a 13 week training plan, which now includes a 10 mile race at the end of week 2 due to signing up to Eccup 10. The half marathon will be my biggest running … Continue reading 13 weeks and counting
In may i completed the Miles for Mind challenge, the aim was to go out and get active throughout the month while raising money for a good cause and also raising awareness of mental health. I aimed for at least 50 miles like last year and managed to round it off to a wonderful 60 … Continue reading 60 Miles of May
During this month i am taking part in miles for mind, it is a virtual race over the course of the month to get in as many miles as you can through running or even walking and raising awareness about mental health and raising funds for Mind charity. I took part in this event last … Continue reading Miles for Mind 2019