Silver Linings

Some people may have read my post yesterday and thought I was defending the race organisers of the cancelled Reading Half Marathon. To some extent, I was doing that –  because I do not think it is their fault that we were hit so badly with the snow. However, as time goes on and they […]

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Three more things I like

Marathon Talk This is a podcast that I sometimes listen to on Spotify. It has a very laid-back feel, and there is a gentle banter between the two main presenters. They have had some really intelligent interviews recently, especially the one with Murray, talking about nutrition misconceptions. It is really refreshing to hear a view […]

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Ultra Training

I have been trying to follow the official training plan for Race to the King, but as always with training plans, I haven’t followed it as assiduously as I could have done. This is for a mixture of different reasons: fear of injury in the early weeks, as I was really struggling with tight calves, […]

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Everyone has a deadline

I didn’t make any New Year’s Resolutions this year. I’ve never made any changes that last longer than a few weeks off the back of them. And perhaps that’s why my January has largely been more of the same. The things I’m good at, I continue to be good at; the things I’m bad at […]

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