Tokyo Marathon thoughts

Tokyo Marathon thoughts

The 2018 Tokyo Marathon is my fifth World Marathon Major in my quest to get World Marathon Majors Six-Star Finishers Medal. I wasn’t meant to run it this year, but peer-pressure got the better of me and I entered. And…

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If noise is a drug then New York is full of addicts

If noise is a drug then New York is full …

SO. MUCH. NOISE. Not today though. Today in Central Park, New York, the roar has gone and there is just the low rumble of distance traffic, a city ambiance punctuated by the low ‘whoop, whoop’ of emergency vehicles – NYC…

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The Manchester Half and a non-running injury

The Manchester Half and a non-running injury

I’m injured. Not actually a running injury but it is stopping me from running (boo, hiss). It started a couple of weeks ago just before the Manchester Half Marathon with the flemmy throat, but apart from that I didn’t actually…

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Attempting to run the first 13 miles of the UTMB

Attempting to run the first 13 miles of the UTMB

Whilst I’m inspired by the UTMB I’ve never actually wanted to do it – a fact Kev is probably eternally grateful for – but when Kev suggested that we take this year’s holiday in the Northern Alps about two weeks…

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