Paris Marathon: A Picture Story

Top to bottom: Bib collection // Me finding my name on the wall of names // Before the breakfast run // Pre-run selfie // Post-run Tour Eiffel picture // WE GOT CROISSANTS AT THE FINISH LINE!!! // Another Tour Eiffel picture   Top to bottom: Place de la Concorde // Flat lay of what I... Continue Reading →

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The Final Push: The Long Run

The longest (and hardest) run of my marathon preparation was the 28km run I did a couple of weeks before the race. It was crazy hot, compared to all the other weather that I'd been training in in Amboise and I'm fairly sure I finished dehydrated. Half way through the run I decided that, instead... Continue Reading →

There’s No Shame In Walking

April 14th, 2014 Mid-way through the Sheffield Half Marathon, another runner came past me, walked next to me and said "there's no shame in walking". That's probably the strongest memory I have of that day because it's the thing that has stuck with me most. There was absolutely no way I was going to run the... Continue Reading →

A Running Commentary: Vienna

This weekend just gone I was in Vienna visiting a friend for the weekend (blog post coming soon!)  and on the Friday morning I went for a run. My instructions were "follow the ring road twice and that should give you 10k. Well, I got lost - we still have no idea how I managed... Continue Reading →

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