The fact that it's taken me until Wednesday to write about my half marathon performance has probably tipped you off that it didn't go as well as I'd hoped. It was, in fact, the 2014 League One Play Off Final in the form of a run. (My Livejournal post from said event, if you need … Continue reading Olympic Park Half
After whingeing spectacularly on my blog after my Brighton Half disappointment, I continued to whinge on my private Facebook, and this attracted some interesting comments from my running and non-running friends. Why are times so important? Is it not enough just to run? Why should walking some of it feel like a failure? A half … Continue reading Finish Lines or Finish Times?
In the end I went with Plan B (just get round) but really I should have stuck with Plan C (drop out halfway) or even Plan E (fuck it all off and go to the pub). It was a shocker. I'm feeling pretty down about the whole thing so please excuse the negative tone of … Continue reading Brighton Half Marathon 2018
I'm feeling like a Run Failure this week. First of all there was my disgrace at Highbury Fields. Then on New Year's Day I decided not go to Double Parkrun, or even Single Parkrun. Because I hardly ever go out drinking/partying these days, and spend a lot of time saying "I can't because I am … Continue reading Run Failure