May 16, 2015

Lost to Apathy (London Marathon)

On the 21st April 2013 I ran my first ever marathon, the London Marathon. Two years, five days and 16 marathons later I was back in the nation's capital for another crack at the 'greatest marathon in the world'. When I ran London Marathon for the first time back in 2013 it was...

April 30, 2015

The Storm Before The Calm (Huddersfield Marathon)

Coming off the back of a tough birthday week, which began with a breakdown in the capital and didn't really get much better as the Huddersfield Marathon had all the hallmarks of being a 'make or break' race, especially as it describes itself...

March 28, 2015

Left Hand Path (Canalathon 75KM)

Last Sunday I completed my fourth race of the year, and second Ultra, the Canalathon 75K. 47 flat(ish) miles from Manchester to Sowerby Bridge. What should have been a relatively simple race, proved to be anything but after getting lost and ending up in Halifax, whilst also...

March 7, 2015

The Thirteenth Marathon (Belvoir Challenge 26)

Fresh off the back of January's Peddars Way Ultra I went into the Belvoir Challenge with a renewed self confidence. After running 48 miles across Norfolk in January I felt fearless, there was an air of 'fuck it, I can do anything' about my...

February 5, 2015

Winter Madness (Peddars Way Ultra)

On Saturday I ran my first ever Ultra Marathon, the Peddars Way Ultra, a 48 mile race that encompasses the entire old Roman road from Knettishal Heath in Suffolk, north to Holme-next-the-sea on the North Norfolk Coast. It was one of 5 Ultras I...

September 1, 2014

Halifax Marathon

Sunday saw the return of marathon season with the Halifax Marathon, my first of 4 marathons in the upcoming 4 months. I had entered the race to help bridge the gap between my last race, the Leeds 10K, and the Robin Hood Marathon at the end of September. Taking place fairly...