My first half marathon of 2019 coming just 15 weeks after the calf tear which nearly put me out for the year. My aim for today is to run the half at full marathon pace and use this race as a long steady run as part of my build up for the New York Marathon.
With two weeks to go until race day I thought I would set out my goal for the Brooklyn Half Marathon. My goal is simple. I am going here to race, I have been targetting this race since I signed up for the NYRR Virtual 6 programme in March 2018. This was how I got… Continue reading BROOKLYN HALF MARATHON HOPES & DREAMS
Having ran the Rock n Roll Liverpool 5k and marathon in 2017 and really enjoying both races as well as scoring a PB in both, I wanted to return this year to have another go at the 5k and try to set a new half marathon PB.
why did I decide to start running? what was my motivation and end goal from this. Kind of a constant moving goal and target but read on to see why first decided to put on my running shoes.
My first proper race since the NYC marathon 4 months ago. Training has gone pretty well since, although all of that training has been endurance work in preparation for the Manchester & London marathon's in April. So the big question was, how is my half marathon pace looking? can I run close to my PB pace or have I lost some of that speed during the endurance training.
This is my review of how things went for me during 2017. This was my second year of running, but really the first year where I actually had some structure to it.
My 2nd half marathon of the year and second time running this race. With just one week until the Berlin marathon I was in two minds about how to run this one, should I go for a PB or play it safe and run slow with Berlin in mind.