Thunder Run 2015 #TR24

What a weekend. I’m just going to write out Thunder Run as I think about it now with sore legs, a happy heart and a insatiable appetite. If it doesn’t make sense as a blog it’s because I write these really to remember the event so I can look back...

Manchester Marathon

This is a long post about the Manchester marathon last weekend. I’m sorry. Back in 2009 when I signed up to the Paris Marathon running was pretty straightforward. That was time time when every distance was a first, and so it was PB after PB after PB. No having...
Of old things and new things and #things

Of old things and new things and #things

Old Things You can divide my 2014 neatly into two halves. The first half, where I was a runner, doing running things and eating. I trained hard, I got pretty good, I was focused, dedicated and wanted to do it. I ran two marathons, a half ironman, a half marathon and...

Circuit Generator

I won’t bore you, everyone knows that core work is important, but not very many people do it. It’s a bit of a pain to organise. I started doing circuits with a guy who was into boxing at work at lunches and was pretty impressed at how much you can do in a...

Race/Spectator Helper

I made this little spreadsheet to help with figuring out what time I would be in certain places on marathon routes but it works for anything now. To use it: Type in the length in miles of the race Type in the best guess for how long it’ll take to cross the start...
Outlaw Half Ironman 2014

Outlaw Half Ironman 2014

Right, first up let me make this clear: I love the outlaw half ironman race. I love that venue and that course and doing that triathlon. I love the swim, the cycle and the run. I love the memories it brings back of last year. Even though the finish line is a...