Season Finale

2017 – Season Finale

Wow what a year! I started 2017 blogging religiously, mostly about marathon training. Post marathon I completely lost my mojo and hit a bit of a writers block. Some of this years recap, I might not have written about on the blog yet, I haven't even mentioned Christmas in a post yet!!! The time has just been running… Continue reading 2017 – Season Finale

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

Running

Great Scottish Run • A-Z of problems

On Sunday I ran Glasgow Half Marathon, part of the Great Run Series, I signed up for the race when I was in the midst of my Marathon training and loving running more than anything (even Prosecco) and I finally had a goal, other than just crossing the finish line, I wanted that sub 2hr!!… Continue reading Great Scottish Run • A-Z of problems

Running, The Journey to 26.2

Stirling Scottish Marathon

**WARNING** 1.This post is LONG and boring if you are not interested much in running. 2.This post is probably also going to be a bit..all over the place... as 5 days on my memories are fading rapidly. 3. You might want to grab yourself a cuppa. SATURDAY I woke up extremely nervous, I had been… Continue reading Stirling Scottish Marathon

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

Running, The Journey to 26.2

Sunday Run Down #15 and #16 -Taper Time

I combined these posts for two reasons, 1) I am officially tapering so less running to discuss and 2) I'm really bored of these posts so I guess you will be too.... Monday REST. Tuesday Hot Yoga. I haven't managed to get to Yoga for a while and the last few weeks have been suffering with… Continue reading Sunday Run Down #15 and #16 -Taper Time

Running, The Journey to 26.2

Sunday Run Down #14  Solo or Disco?

Last week, Mandy, our group run leader, sent us out a message that she wanted us to run this weeks long run (16-20 miles) SOLO and with no music!!! The team all laughed when I replied that I run SOLO every damn week, about half a mile behind the group.  I was being funny but… Continue reading Sunday Run Down #14  Solo or Disco?

Running, The Journey to 26.2

Sunday Run Down… Unlucky #13 

As I start writing this, Mary Keitany has just crossed the finish line in London in 2 hours 17 minutes (her chip time hasn't been announced yet).  INCREDIBLE!! That's a minute or so off my first HALF marathon time, haha! I'll be doing well if I manage the marathon in DOUBLE that time! So inspiring!… Continue reading Sunday Run Down… Unlucky #13