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Where does the time go? Less than a month to go.

October 8, 2018

Big gap since my last update on here.  Busy times.  A lot to do in preparation for the marathon, and a busy time with work means a drop off in the weekly … Continued

9 Weeks to go – This Marathon Training Stuff is Tough

September 2, 2018

9 weeks to go until the big day in New York.  Last week I was on a high, having knocked about 30 seconds off my previous 10k PB in the rain of … Continued

10 Weeks to go: Winter is Coming.

August 26, 2018

My wife went on a 50 mile bike ride on Saturday morning – the Perthshire Highland Challenge, I think.  It wasn’t that hilly, so highland might be a bit of a stretch, … Continued

11 Weeks to NYM. Back to racing.

August 19, 2018

I don’t think there’s a ‘best’ marathon training plan.  There’s certainly a *lot* of marathon training plans.  Most of them don’t recommend running the marathon distance in training.  Seems a bit odd, … Continued

New York Marathon – 12 Weeks to go

August 14, 2018

This just got real.  Only 12 weeks to go until the big day.  That’s not long. I am going into the last 12 weeks of training without injuries, lighter than I was … Continued

New York Marathon – 14 weeks to go.

August 1, 2018

When my elder son turned 10, we decided to run 10k together.  We did 11k on his 11th birthday.  He then asked me if I would do the same, to do 40k … Continued