Running

Goals, a pep talk and a pervert dog

One of my goals for 2018 is to run a sub 2 hour half marathon. My first attempt is Alloa Half Marathon which is 5 weeks from now. I really wanted to reach my goal at this particular race because a) Alloa Half was my first race also it was the reason I started running… Continue reading Goals, a pep talk and a pervert dog

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Running

Plean Parkrun

Near the end of last year, there was a Facebook post being shared within my local running community about the possible creation of a Parkrun in the Stirling area, the post was looking for volunteers to join the team to help make the event happen, it was still in the planning process with the park… Continue reading Plean Parkrun

Realness · Running · The Journey to 26.2

The Marathon is not on Race Day

The marathon is... 300+ miles over 5 months of training runs, dedicating time 4-5 days a week to running, long runs that get longer every week, adjusting your diet, testing race nutrition, testing kit, hydrating, running hills, speed training, adjusting your pace, driving routes to make water drops the night before a long run, muscle cramps,… Continue reading The Marathon is not on Race Day