Today Brighton Marathon Weekend posted a photo on their Facebook page of two suspiciously cheerful men named Sam and Rob approaching the Brighton Marathon finish line pushing a young girl in a wheelchair, with the caption "3 weeks to go! Are you ready?" Am I ready? Let's see. I suppose I am ready, a bit like … Continue reading Are You Ready?
It's official. I've reached that stage. The stage where you aren't going to get any sense out of me until April 15th. The onset of Maranoia, which is a state of anxiety afflicting marathon runners in their latter stages of training, whereby they are constantly convinced they will become ill, injured or otherwise afflicted by … Continue reading Maranoia
I haven't done a long run (I class anything over 10km as long) since the Great South Run - instead I've been concentrating on increasing my speed (from "snail" to "tortoise") and feeling comfortable over short distances. Various injuries over the last year - in particular, a torn calf and a sewing needle stuck in … Continue reading Latest Marathon Training (20 weeks to go)