Tag: encouragement


As you get nearer to a race you start ramping up the miles and getting into the longer runs …. . It’s always at this stage that I get worried about getting a slight niggle, or something that could get worse and stop me getting those all too important miles into the legs … I […]

Long Distance Training

In the 5th Century a bloke called Phidippides was a professional runner.  To cut a very long story short, at the battle of Marathon the Athenian army was defeated the odds and gave the Persians something of a major kick in.  Outnumbered 4 to 1 they launched a surprise but seemingly suicidal offensive.  Astonishingly, by […]