Archive | September 2018
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An old college friend of mine, Sam, took up running earlier this year having not done much exercise for a good few years. After reaching 5K she chose Winchester half marathon as her big target race and gave herself six months to train for it. As the race got closer, she started getting a little […]
On Saturday 22nd September I took part in the Shine marathon in London. This is a night time walking marathon that starts at Southwark park, Bermondsey and ended at the Old Billingsgate market in the city. I was in the last group to set off and left Southwark park at 22:30, they stagger it and […]
It’s been a while since my last update and that’s due to not running many miles since my 100th in April. Probably only about 150 miles. My journey to this year’s Loch Ness Marathon started at 7.55pm on Friday evening when I was collected and driven… yes driven… to Manchester where I stayed overnight and […]
The tag line for the Loch Ness Marathon is “If you are going to put yourself through Hell, you might as well do it in Heaven” that sums up the Loch Ness Marathon. Inverness is the Capital City of the Highlands of Scotland and this is where Loch Ness and the mythical monster are to […]
An easy early morning flight to Berlin and onto the bus to the centre of the city. All going well until a car decided to side swipe the bus and we had to get off the bus and transfer to the next one – luckily it was pretty obvious what was happening and no need […]