Being a Runner in Isolation

As a Physiotherapist observing the world right now I have decided to write down some thoughts with regards to the life of a runner during these times of restriction. The uncertainty of when these restrictions will lift and when races will resume are all questions no one has exact answers for but, regardless of this,Continue reading “Being a Runner in Isolation”

Otillo SwimRun World Championships 2017

When an adventure such as this comes my way I find it very difficult to turn it down. However this was going to be perhaps the toughest adventure I have undertaken so far. Unfortunately due to injury a friend, Jenny Rice, found herself looking for a partner to take part in the Otillo Swimrun worldContinue reading “Otillo SwimRun World Championships 2017”

Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon 2016

2nd-3rd July 2016 This was the first navigational event me and John did together a year ago and we absolutely loved it. We made some crucial mistakes last year….lack of concentration resulting ending up on top of the wrong fell resulting in a 6 mile detour and ‘dibbing’ the wrong checkpoint right at the endContinue reading “Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon 2016”

The Marathon – The First Time…

Running a marathon is a daunting affair and I am always intrigued as to what initially draws people to it and, whether like me, they get hooked. My first marathon was Manchester back in 2012 and it was an ‘interesting’ experience. I never wanted to run a marathon but was coaxed in to by myContinue reading “The Marathon – The First Time…”