It's been a couple of weeks since the Cardiff Half and I've had a bit of time to reflect. Plus life has been super busy so I'm only just getting round to writing this post. In part one of this post I mentioned that I had three plans. Plan A was to do sub two… Continue reading When training for a race doesn’t go to plan…part 2
Have you ever got to race day and felt that you're not as prepared as you wanted to be? This weekend is the Cardiff Half Marathon and, unsurprisingly from the title of this blog post, my training hasn't gone to plan. I thought I'd write this post in two parts. The first being pre-race and… Continue reading When training for a race doesn’t go to plan…part 1.
Ever looked at your training and wondered why, despite all the miles, you've not improved or gone backwards? That's what's happened to me recently. I've been doing lots of training but my times haven't improved, in fact I'm slower than I have been in a long time. Or that's how it feels. This picture appeared… Continue reading Time to train smarter?
I love a bit of race bling. I've always thought it's symbolic of the effort I've put in, both in terms of my training and the race itself. In the past I've always run for me, whether I've run as a member of a formal running club or more recently on my own. It's always… Continue reading Racing…is it all about the bling?