PREPARING FOR 100,000 STEPS IN ONE DAY

On Thursday 26th November I woke at 4:00am to walk 100,000 steps in one day. This post is all about the steps taken to ensure I had what I needed, knew what I was getting into and how I trained for this. Firstly a brief note on why I decided to walk 100,000 steps. This was never something which was on my radar until I … Continue reading PREPARING FOR 100,000 STEPS IN ONE DAY

VIRTUAL NEW YORK CITY MARATHON 2020 RECAP

This is starting to feel like Groundhog Day! Third virtual marathon in two weeks and fourth in six weeks after running the virtual Boston Marathon in 3:03.34, virtual London Marathon in 3:05.05 and virtual Chicago Marathon in 3:01.12. Don’t worry, this is my final virtual marathon, of 2020 at least, hopefully, we can get back to see real racing next year. So the thing I … Continue reading VIRTUAL NEW YORK CITY MARATHON 2020 RECAP

VIRTUAL CHICAGO MARATHON 2020 RECAP

Here we go again, third virtual marathon in 5 weeks after running the virtual Boston Marathon 5 weeks ago and virtual London Marathon last week. This week has been all about recovering from the virtual London Marathon as much as possible. With just 7 days between virtual London and Chicago, it was never going to be the ideal buildup for a “race” but I am … Continue reading VIRTUAL CHICAGO MARATHON 2020 RECAP

VIRTUAL LONDON MARATHON 2020 RECAP

I was not originally down to run the London Marathon this year, but when they opened the virtual race up to anyone I was straight in there. It may not be the London Marathon we all know and love but to be a part of the 40th race was still something I was keen to do. This was my second virtual marathon, having ran the … Continue reading VIRTUAL LONDON MARATHON 2020 RECAP

VIRTUAL BOSTON MARATHON 2020 RECAP

When I ran my first ever Boston Qualifier (BQ) back in March 2019 at the Tokyo Marathon and subsequently securing a place in the 2020 Boston Marathon, I had big hopes and dreams of running from Hopkinton to Boylston Street. Collecting my first unicorn and completing the 6th of the Six Abbott World Marathon Majors. 2020 wasn’t meant to be and when B.A.A. gave the … Continue reading VIRTUAL BOSTON MARATHON 2020 RECAP

A NOT SO QUICK, QUICK CATCH UP

It has been a couple of months since my last post – IRONMAN WALES TRAINING: WEEK 5 and a lot has happened since then, mostly during that week actually. Ironman Wales So firstly, I was training for Ironman Wales. After my week 5 post, the race was cancelled which let’s face it, didn’t come as a surprise to anyone and I was glad they made the … Continue reading A NOT SO QUICK, QUICK CATCH UP