Race Recap

MID-CHESHIRE 5K SPRING 2019 RACE RECAP

The Mid-Cheshire 5k is my first 5k since I ran an 18:51 PB at ROCK n ROLL LIVERPOOL 5k in 2018 (not counting the Chicago 5k and Abbotts Dash to the Finish as they were shakeout runs for the marathons the following day. I signed up for the Mid-Cheshire 5k as it is billed as a fast… Continue reading MID-CHESHIRE 5K SPRING 2019 RACE RECAP

Race Recap

GREATER MANCHESTER MARATHON 2018 RACE RECAP

12 months ago I ran my very first marathon in Paris. Today I ran marathon number 6 in Manchester with a more ambitious goal of running under 3hours 30 minutes. Coming just two weeks before the London Marathon, I have been in two minds about how to approach the Manchester Marathon all through training. In the end, I thought it was best to give 100% and just run it like any other race. Holding back can often result in injuries.

Race Recap

THE BIG HALF 2018 RACE RECAP

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.