Tag: race

Never Give Up

Human endeavour, the quest to be the first to achieve something is a fascinating subject. Throughout history men and women have pushed and smashed through boundaries of what previously was thought impossible. Just recently we’ve seen the first sub two-hour marathon by Kenyan, Eliud Kipchoge. A little further back, twelve years ago in fact, we […]

Finish Strong

Training going well for my next race. Legs good, breathing good, feeling good. I’ve been having a think back over some of my previous marathons, and was reflecting on the second time I ran the Snowdonia marathon with a mate. This is a tough race, lots of hills and quite a challenge … the second […]


So, confession time. About 2 years ago I took part in a triathlon, it was a sprint distance tri and it was awful. I consider myself to have incredible explosive power, pushing something, pulling something, or lifting, but physical endurance strength is, well just not something I’ve got. (yet) This year I signed up to […]

`What lies ahead?`

“But one thing I do: forgetting what is behind and straining towards what is ahead, I press on towards the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenwards in Christ Jesus.” Philippians 3:13b,14 The Apostle Paul was in no doubt, but what are we straining towards? What are our goals? Ambition may […]