Archive for 'Running' Category
I’ve had a bit of a disappointing time running over the past few months. After my first marathon last September I felt great and ran my fastest half marathon (and a 10 mile race) as winter approached. As spring broke I smashed my 10k pb, then got a chest infection, breaking my training schedule. I [...]
On Sunday I’ll be running the Berlin Marathon for the second time. It will be my 4th marathon in 12 months. I finished Berlin last September in 4:34, and felt pretty good at the end. I make no pretence to be a good runner, I am a plodder, but the having the threat of a [...]
The marathon journey is over! A while back I posted my targets for the Berlin marathon: Dream goal: Under 4:30 in good shape. Challenging Target: 4:30 in any shape. Acceptable goal: Finishing. In the end, I finished in 4:34 in reasonable shape, with fairly even splits. So, I’m 4 minutes off my dream goal. My [...]
How running changed one man’s life.
It is now only 13 days until the Berlin marathon, and I thought I’d give a brief update on my progress during training. Since I started training proper I have run 379 miles; my highest mileage week was 41 miles including a 20 mile long run. I now have only 30 miles of training left [...]
I have taken the breathtakingly stupid decision to run the Berlin Marathon on September 26th 2010. I have done a couple of half marathons, and usually I’m too inhibited to request donations for charity. However, given that this may well be my one and only marathon, I thought I would try and raise some money [...]