When reality bites!

The first post for a while and one which took a bit of a random journey into the scary place that must be my sub-conscious!


Pushing on

Whoop! Longest run since October and I'm running with Iron Man... actually, my running buddy for today is WAY bigger a hero than Iron Man.  First up, Keith... aka Iron Man. Genuinely one of the most encouraging people I ever have met. Historically Keith has helped me get confident on my road bike, made sure… Continue reading Pushing on

Live, Run

Mind the Gap!

It is instinctive for most people to expect others to live up (or down) to their own standards. At least, I think it is… It’s the old adage of treating others how you would like to be treated yourself. I have no idea if that’s still a common thing to teach children, although I do… Continue reading Mind the Gap!


Mile Reps – that I can’t quite believe happened…

Sorry for another dull running post but I feel refreshed to be able to share positives after a whole year of running related disappointment! Last night was mile reps at club. Designed as a short but intensive session you basically run a mile at your 'best 5km pace' take 1 or 2 minutes to recover… Continue reading Mile Reps – that I can’t quite believe happened…


Trust in the plan – halfway to the Half

By sheer coincidence I decided to do a HM training recap today and, on checking the countdown, I find that I’m halfway through already! Touch wood that the progress continues to go as well as the first 6 weeks have gone.. I haven’t missed a single scheduled run (although I have tweaked the plan from… Continue reading Trust in the plan – halfway to the Half


My week in pictures!

A delicious snuggle with my little squidgy! As said squidgy had woken me up super early I made the most of it. Workout done, showered & dressed by 6.10am followed by porridge with Chia seeds, fresh coffee and a good glug of water! Everyone loves bananas! Second workout of the day done.. And these beauties… Continue reading My week in pictures!