Marathon Training Week 6 & 7 (featuring my first ever trail race)

I’m pleased to say the shin splints are currently under control. They haven;t completely disappeared and I am still getting some discomfort when running, but the situation is manageable. As such I have been able to crack on with my marathon training. I have now finally booked my place in the Liverpool “Rock & Roll” … More Marathon Training Week 6 & 7 (featuring my first ever trail race)

Catching up

So I really haven’t kept up with this blog recently at all. To be honest I have found motivation a little difficult in recent months. I have struggled with shin pain again unfortunately which has limited my training somewhat, and it also seems to be accompanied by a pain in my right glute muscle which … More Catching up

Warrington 10K

Off the back of a pleasing result at the Mersey Tunnel 10K my next race was a local affair. Just a short journey from home to the other side of Warrington to a 10K event hosted by a fellow running club, Warrington Road Runners. It made a nice change to do an evening race rather … More Warrington 10K

Mersey Tunnel 10K

Today I toom on the challenge of the Mersey Tunnel 10K. Usually the tunnel is the preserve of slightly faster objects, however today roughly 2,500 runners (including me) pounded the road under the river Mersey linking Liverpool with the Wirral. The race started on the Liverpool side just round the corner from the entrance to … More Mersey Tunnel 10K