2017 is hopefully going to be a pretty chilled year in terms of running. A few races a month and a focus on training to improve speed. I really want the sub 25 5k and then maybe work on my 10k and half times too. For people who know me it probably sounds really out […]
You are browsing archives for
Dumbo Double Dare needs to sell out (ran...
Seriously, like Run Disney races used to sell out all the time in hours. I am now obsessed with checking if Dumbo Double Dare is sold out. It isn’t. The longer there are entries available the more I want to go but I can’t cos I can’t go to stupid America on my stupid own […]
1000 race miles in 2016 update – 10% don
So one month down and 104.7 miles. That’s over 10% complete already and I can now say with authority that a 10% the day after a muddy marathon is not any easier than a marathon after 22.4 miles the three days before.The Tour of Merseyside has nothing on either. 🙂 I actually only ran […]
992.5 miles to go – Orlando New Year Run
I decided way back that I wanted to run a race on New Year’s Day if possible. When I came across the Orlando New Year Run by Epic Sports Marketing it looked perfect. There were two races, a 5 mile followed by a 2.5 mile race 45 minutes later. Why do one race when you […]
More evidence that runDisney races are g...
So, runDisney have just released the corrals for Star Wars half marathon on 17th January. I’m not going (i’ll be back home running a crazy jet-lagged Helsby half) but it’s pretty hard not to notice something odd even with a quick glance of the corrals. Over two thirds, 66%, of runners have a finish time […]
Dopey training & some new additions to t
21 days to go. So my Dopey training plan remains in the bin. Everyone else seems to have just finished their last Dopey sim and are ready to start tapering but I’ve decided to skip that (plus I have two races on the 2nd January so tapering isn’t really an option). I only did […]
Is Dopey attracting slower runners? Dope...
So, I’m bib number 21705 for Dopey. Bibs are in race time order (based on times that you provide, you actually have to prove that you can run that fast unlike UK races) so the lower the number the further forward you are. Because it’s Dopey and you’re doing 4 races you’re knocked back a […]
My training for Dopey has been pretty rubbish lately. Good days are sparse and it’s getting harder to push myself on the bad days. Thankfully the two most recent races, Wesham and the Santa dash (more like a casual stroll with the best crazy people ever) have been good days. I tried to go to […]
Disneyland Paris race packages ARE NOT s...
If like me you’ve been hearing that Disneyland packages are no longer available then fear not, I know that at least one provider has places left because they sent out an email advertising places this morning. Sports Tours International still have bookable places for all hotels online. I booked through them and had no issues […]