Introduction: As a way to boost my motivation and get back into training, I took the plunge and upgraded to a Garmin 955. My Garmin 945 is now three years old, so I was pretty excited to see what the newest model could offer. I was a little wary of
I’ve only posted twice this year; once with a 2021 wrap up, and second to share free National Running Show tickets. Lots has happened over the past 6 months, but I also have things planned for the rest of the year. To start, let me get you up to date
Join Me The National Running Show
Hi all, I hope you are keeping well! I have recently been invited to The National Running Show, which also means that I get a code to share with my readers that grants free access to the event (link available at the bottom of the post). When And Where Is

January 1, 2022

2022… A New Chapter

Summing Up 2021: I think it’s fair to say that 2021 was a year of massive change for me. I moved to Mickleover, East Midlands in December 2020, so 2021 was the year of a “fresh start”.  I didn’t really know what to expect from the year, but it couldn’t
Nike Pegasus Trail 2
Introduction: I’ve never actually been a trail runner. Mainly due to the fact that there were no real running routes near where I lived. The closest would have been along the canal, which I did run a few times, albeit in my road running shoes. However, I moved to the
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March 1, 2021

February Reflection

Introduction: It only feels like two minutes ago that I was posting my January reflection post! February seems to have just flown by. News of the planned “roadmap” for England with regards to the lockdown situation has helped to put a positive spin on things. I really need a trip
When To Replace Running Shoes
Introduction: Sometimes it can be difficult to make the choice to replace a pair of running shoes. This is especially true if they still look like they are in good condition. Replacing a beat-up looking pair of shoes may seem like an easy decision, but how do you determine when
How Long Do Running Shoes Last
Introduction: This is a question that I see asked a lot in many different variations: “when to buy new running shoes?”, “how many miles before I need new running shoes?”, “how often should I replace my running shoes?”, and so on. The truth of the matter is… It depends! Factors

February 1, 2021

January Reflection

Introduction: Ah, January… the month where the majority of us start off with fresh hopes, dreams and goals. Granted, this January was always going to be slightly different given the global pandemic that is still affecting most of us. With that being said, I still think that it’s important to
How To Choose The Right Pair Of Running Shoes

January 28, 2021

How To Choose Running Shoes

Introduction: Running shoes are a very personal thing. Pardon the pun, but it’s not a “one shoe fits all” scenario. Choosing the right pair of running shoes can seem like a tough challenge. The market is flooded with different brands and models. Lockdown also makes it harder to choose the