London Marathon – 22nd April 2018

On Sunday 22nd April 2018 I completed my first marathon. It happened to be the hottest London marathon on record and so it was set to be a challenge for me in more ways than one. Here, I write about my preparation in the week leading up to the race, raceday itself and how I […]

Kent Cross Country League – Saturday 10th February 2018

The fourth and final fixture (for Senior Men) took place at Sparrow’s Den, West Wickham on a challenging 3 and a half lap course. The day had started off very cold and icy, so icy in fact that the Royal Tunbridge Wells parkrun event had been cancelled that morning due to the amount of sheet […]

The National Running Show

NEC Birmingham – 20th & 21st January 2018 The inaugural National Running Show, the first of its kind in the UK, was held over the weekend of the 20th-21st January 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. I was fortunate enough to have signed up for a free ticket in the summer of last […]

2018 preview

Firstly, I’m going to reflect on 2017 and what a busy year it was. On a personal note, I was awarded “Most improved athlete” for the 2016/17 winter season at the Tonbridge AC awards dinner in February 2017. In April I attended a warm weather training camp in the Algarve which was led by Liz […]

Kent Cross Country League – Saturday 11th November 2017

Foots Cray Meadows (Sidcup) Senior men’s race (10km), 2pm The third (and penultimate) race in the Kent Cross Country League took place at Foots Cray Meadows in Sidcup. This race was in fact the final race of last year’s season and took place in February of this year, however, a change in course due to […]