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Thoughts of a Runner

Thoughts of a Runner
Father to a brilliant boy, Finley. Husband to a lucky lady, Gabrielle (although to be fair I am punching above my weight), founder of realrunners.co.uk and massive athletics fan. Training for Hamburg Marathon (2.28) and hoping for sub 2.20 later this year.
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  • Blog Post: Training Is Often Harder Than Racing

    The clock is ticking, quickly, and now there is only 3 weeks to go to the big day! Training has gone amazingly well, which makes me slightly nervous. Maybe its just me, maybe I am in this boat on my own, but with less than 3 weeks to go until the Hamburg Marathon, it's easy to start to panic; have...
  • Blog Post: Injuries, Motivation and London Olympics

    Now its been over 4 months since my last blog, and over those 4 months, to be honest, I haven't done much running, mostly down to a stress fracture in my hip developed during a fall, whilst on a long run with GB Olympic Marathon Runner Scott Overall , who is convinced I faked it; a " pretend...
  • Blog Post: Running With Hotel Luggage Trolleys & Twins for Champ Mo Farah

    Now its not ideal to go to Barcelona on a stag-do with 12 other guys 2 weeks before one of the biggest races of your life. To be honest, had it been most people's stags, I would have definitely said no, but when its your brother in-law, who lives opposite the road from you and you see every single...
  • Blog Post: Getting Ready For The Paris Half Marathon

    "...The difference between the mile and the marathon is the difference between burning your fingers with a match and being slowly roasted over hot coals." (Hal Higdon, Running Author and Coach). Being an athlete that is usually used to racing over the shorter distances and also someone that...
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