A week of (mostly French) Christmas running
marathon

A week of (mostly French) Christmas running

Christmas makes me happy.  Running makes me happy.  Marathon training makes me hungry. Good job it’s Christmas then. One half of the Christmas Dinner Dream Team – cooked for 13 🙂 This week is the first official week of training…

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Building a stronger me
fitness

Building a stronger me

I’ve been saying it for years – I want to be a faster, stronger, better runner. I love running but it’s bloody hard work and there’s a lot of room for improvement. Yes, I’m relatively fit, but I’m not very…

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Winter marathon training
marathon

Winter marathon training

I’m sat here in my bespoke fleece onesie, (that’s right, kids, actually got one made for me –> #shortpersonproblems), with achey legs from today’s long ride and an almost-unbearable excitement bubbling away in my stomach. Tomorrow, boys and girls, is…

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Mountain biking the South Downs Way – Brighton to Eastbourne
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Mountain biking the South Downs Way – Brighton …

The 6am alarm went off on a wet and moody November morning. Our kit was laid out, waterproofs packed, bike lights and flapjacks at the ready. I was bouncing round the flat like a kid at Christmas. Our instructions were…

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A half naked PB at Brooks Brighton 10k
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A half naked PB at Brooks Brighton 10…

I’m not sure what I love more about running at the moment – the dedication of training and drive to dig deep all the way to the glory of a PB or the amazing support and friendship I’ve found from…

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