Liverpool rock n roll marathon

Oh my god, what an AMAZING day yesterday was! I had been so ridiculously nervous all the way through my taper but somehow everything just came together on the day. It was ridiculously hot and with a 10am start, it was already about 20 degrees by the time we started. I made my way to…

1 week to go

1 week to go until race day! I’ve taken it easy this week with my last week of training as follows: Monday – Gym. 10 minutes on the bike (was intending to do longer but a niggle in my shin combined with marathon paranoia made me stop), rowing and weights. Tuesday – early morning 5…

Taper time!

Ah thank god it is taper time. 2 weeks today I will have finished my 3rd (technically second…) marathon. You may have seen on the news about a lot of courses in the North West being measured short – the biggest one of these being the Manchester marathon from 2012-2015 being 380m short. I had…

Liverpool Spring 10k

Last weekend it was the Liverpool Spring 10k (in some not very spring like conditions). I ran this race once in it’s previous incarnation as the Liverpool Women’s 10k in 2012. It’s good because it is right on my door stop in Sefton Park so I can literally walk to the start line. I marshalled…