Foot surgery
Introduction: This update is a little later than planned, but my foot is now pretty much recovered, which means that I have been able to get out running. Well, the first few outings were probably just as much walking, but hey ho! I knew that I’d have to start back
Personal, Training   ,
Introduction: Wow, OK, so it’s nearly April 2024… looking back and realizing that my last post was at the start of July 2022 was quite a shock! It’s not that I haven’t thought about posting, it’s just been quite a crazy two years. Without dwelling in the past, it can
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