Marathon Madness Begins

It’s that time of year again. Marathon training. My blog has been a little quiet of late, which is a shame because I have been training hard and have been involved in some great events. I have decided to blog every week now leading up to the London Marathon. You can all keep an eye on what I am doing and how my preparation is coming along.… View Post

We Are All Runners

The best runners in the UK. An event laced in history. Olympians, international athletes, an array of top club runners, and aspiring juniors filled the beautiful park ready for a day full of drama. The men’s format is a 6 man relay event. The first runner of each team runs a 5.88km hilly loop before the second man takes off on the same grueling lap.… View Post

Cardiff Half Marathon 2016

At this stage in my running story the half marathon is my favourite distance. However, it always seems to be half marathons that cause me the most grief. My first half marathon in Newport was deemed short. Whilst that was a shame, it can be dealt with, and was, by running an impromptu second half marathon in Llanelli the following week faster than my ‘nearly half marathon’ attempt the previous week.… View Post

The Man With One Shoe

After the realisation that I couldn’t just turn up to races with such a small amount of training and expect to do well, I started to slowly increase my mileage. However, I had a few… View Post

Why Does It Always Rain In Wales?

So as my first blog post entry New Year’s Resolution stated, I started running in January 2015. I expect most people who set themselves a resolution show early enthusiasm. To my previous frustration the gym used to… View Post