Loch Ness Marathon – Race Report

A year earlier than I’d originally planned, yesterday I toe’d the line in my first marathon. I’d heard great things about the Loch Ness Marathon, and Inverness is a lovely town, so where better to start my marathon journey? My training had been consistent - I’d done every workout on the plan, every gym session, … Continue reading Loch Ness Marathon – Race Report

The perils of pacing….

It's been another solid training week. We decided to go to Edinburgh today to take in the Festival, so I switched my weekend sessions and did my long run yesterday, and the easy run today.The plan for my long run was 18-22 miles, and with the marathon only five weeks away now I decided to … Continue reading The perils of pacing….

So the season has started….

It's been great to get the season started - my first 'proper' race season since 2010.After a solid winter of racing 'cross and then slowly building up, the training camp in Lanzarote was a welcome break from the cold. After we got back, I continued to train well and before I knew it it was … Continue reading So the season has started….

Spring’s coming

The last weekend in February is traditionally when the cycling season really starts in earnest. Sure, the Pro's have been racing since the middle of January, first in Australia and then the Middle East, but for most that's just been the prelude to the main event. The Classics. This weekend sees the first of the … Continue reading Spring’s coming