Diary of a Rubbish Marathon Runner
From a 4:36 marathon to the World Championships
Sunday, February 07, 2021
My Achilles Heel
In my prime I went for years without injury, quite unusual for a runner, but my Achilles heel has always been my, er, Achilles. It started a...
Sunday, January 10, 2021
Well, some things are hard to explain. After running a lot of easy miles I decided to stretch my legs a bit again and anyway, I had to catch...
Monday, December 21, 2020
And so, finally, 2020 draws to an end. One thing we can all agree on, it was a truly shitty year, so good fucking riddance. There might have...
Sunday, November 29, 2020
I'm Still Here
Clearly there are still some of you out there reading this because I got admonished this week for not updating this blog often enough not ju...
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Let's Be Grateful
In a strange masochistic way, I always wanted to know what it would be like to run an entire marathon on a treadmill. I think it was Jo Fea...
Saturday, October 17, 2020
That Last Person challenge I mentioned dragged out quite a bit longer than I thought it would. I had resolved to stay in only for as long as...
Saturday, September 26, 2020
Not on the EcoTrail
Today would have been the day of the EcoTrail Wicklow race, had it not been cancelled a few weeks ago. I had actually been reasonably optimi...
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