Berlin Marathon – what a difference 10 months can make

A week has now passed since I completed Berlin marathon.  I knew before getting to the start line it was going to be worlds apart from my horrific experience at New York marathon last year.  It had to be.  I kept telling myself “Nothing can be as bad a New York.”  I’ve learned a great … More Berlin Marathon – what a difference 10 months can make

SOS

Last night I sat watching DIY SOS.  Every one of the families who are helped by the team, have to face incredibly difficult and sad situations.  The lady on the programme last night was a mum of 4 children with kidney disease.  The changes the DIY SOS team made to her home, were, at least, … More SOS

Life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.

If 2016 taught me anything, it most definitely was that life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.  I’m not even sure if I really had a plan for 2016.  I know I wanted to run 1,000 miles, but with the ITB problem at the beginning of the year, it seemed … More Life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.

New York Marathon through the eyes of a slower runner

I can’t believe four weeks ago today I was running through the streets of New York.  The time has flown by.  Lots of people have asked me what it was like.  Normally I would jump at the chance of writing all my thoughts down and helping other runners, but for some reason I’ve struggled to … More New York Marathon through the eyes of a slower runner

I wonder…..

I have a love hate relationship with my curiosity.  I love the fact it has get up and go and wants to find things out, but other times I just wish it would be quiet and let me be. It was my curiosity to wonder whether I actually have it in me to run a marathon, … More I wonder…..