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Gloucester HM Number

Gloucester Half Marathon 2019 Results

Jan21
Introduction: After the success I had at the Birmingham Half Marathon last October (2:33:29), I had set my sights on a sub-2:30 half marathon. I entered the Gloucester Half Marathon as it was the soonest half marathon that wasn’t too far to travel to. In addition, the course was also

14th-20th January 2019

Weekly Training Review – 14th-20th January 2019

Jan20
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 6 sessions; 3 runs, 1 Yoga and Core session and 2 weights sessions. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Weights Run Weights Run Yoga and Core Rest Gloucester HM Monday 14th January: I had been

The National Running Show

The National Running Show 2019

Jan19
Introduction: I managed to get two free tickets to The National Running Show (usually £10 each) which takes place at the NEC in Birmingham over Saturday and Sunday. The event first took place in 2018 and brings together exhibitors, sports personalities, guest speakers, sponsors, charities, and run enthusiasts. Due to

Medals

2018 – Yearly Medal Review

Jan16
Introduction: 2018 was a successful year for me and brought many highlights with it. I feel like I have achieved a lot this year, from my first marathon to personal bests across all distances up to the full marathon. I have added new medals to my collection, but importantly I

7th-13th January

Weekly Training Review – 7th-13th January 2019

Jan13
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 7 sessions; 5 runs, 1 Yoga and Core session and 1 weights sessions. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Weights Run Hill Repeats Run Yoga and Core Parkrun Long Run Monday 7th January: I switched

Nike Zoom Elite 8

Nike Zoom Elite 8 Review

Jan09
Introduction: I have now ran over 680 miles in the Nike Zoom Elite 8 models (2 pairs). Unfortunately, the time has come where I need to retire a pair, so as such I thought I would write-up my review. As a child, my nan and grandad always bought me a

31st December 2018 - 6th January 2019

Weekly Training Review – 31st December 2018 – 6th January 2019

Jan06
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 7 sessions; 5 runs, 1 Yoga and Core session and 1 weights sessions. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Weights Parkrun Run Intervals Yoga and Core Parkrun Long Run Monday 31st December: My final weights

My Goals For 2019

My Goals For 2019

Jan01
After reflecting on 2018, it’s time to look forward and set out some goals for 2019! Previous Goals: Looking back at my previous goal post, I achieved most of what I wrote down. Short-term: My previous short-term goals were as follows: Run 5k non-stop – I now do this with

Summary Of 2018

2018 – My Year In Review

Dec31
Introduction: As it’s the final day of the year, I thought it was time to reflect and look back at my highlights of the year. 2018 was a great year for me, with regards to both my running progress, as well as personal milestones. Top 5 Running / Fitness Highlights

24th-30th December

Weekly Training Review – 24th-30th December

Dec30
Last week’s report can be found here. Weekly Training: This week I had planned 6 sessions; 5 runs, 1 Yoga session. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Rest Parkrun Run Run Yoga Parkrun Long Run Monday 24th December: With tomorrow being Christmas, and me still having a lot to