Introduction: Bone conducting technology has been around for a few years now and has gained a lot of popularity with cyclists and runners alike. Part of the reason for this is down to the fact that non-bone conducting headphones have been banned in most running and cycling events. Aftershokz were
Introduction: Following on from my last post, I have some exciting news to share. First of all, as many of you will already know… I get married this month! Eek! Yup, I’m already pretty nervous about it. I dread to imagine what I will be like on the actual day.
Okay, I confess that things have gotten a little quiet around here lately, so my apologies! I have a lot going on at the moment (it’s scary to say that I actually get married next month!) and am just trying to keep my head above the water. My last few
Introduction: So far I have owned 4 Garmin watch models. I started with the Forerunner 35 before shortly upgrading to the 235. After completing my first marathon I decided to reward myself with the 935. All of them served me well, however the 935 really changed my training. I started
Introduction: Despite vowing that I wouldn’t run another marathon, I found myself signed up for a second crack of the whip. I actually entered the Blackpool marathon only a few days after completing London. I wanted revenge as I knew that I could do better than my 7:03 personal best.
Introduction: I was looking for a March half marathon and stumbled across Ironbridge. This wasn’t too far to travel (just under 30 miles each way), so I decided to do some research. I hadn’t seen the event advertised anywhere locally, however after some digging I found a lot of positive
Introduction: I left this one a little late to enter as I was waiting for my UKA membership to come through so that I could utilize my club discount against the entry fee. As such, I had to collect my race number on the day of the race. Upon entering
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 6 sessions; 4 runs, 1 weights session, and 1 Yoga session. Just like the previous three weeks, this plan wasn’t set in stone and would depend on how my niggling knee felt day-to-day. I was also
Introduction: The Ironbridge Half Marathon was an event that I had entered a while ago after hearing positive things. People had recommended it as a “must do” half marathon that wasn’t too far to travel. For this reason, I didn’t really have a time goal when I originally entered. I
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 6 sessions; 2 training runs, 2 weights sessions, 1 Yoga session, and my half marathon on Sunday. Just like the previous two weeks, this plan wasn’t set in stone and would depend on how my niggling