Silkstone Shuffle 2018
2018

Silkstone Shuffle 2018

IT’S three years since I last took part in the Silkstone Shuffle, a local 4.5-mile multi-terrain race series which takes place every season. Three years! I can’t quite believe it. In fact, I didn’t believe it, so I looked it…

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How cheering on others can improve your running
2018

How cheering on others can improve your …

If you’re looking for a way to boost your running, then there is one thing you can do without even running a step. Spend a morning as a spectator and cheer on other runners. You’ll feel inspired, energised and motivated…

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Why I entered the Dewsbury 10km
Dewsbury 10k

Why I entered the Dewsbury 10km

Something happened to me last week. I was part-way through a 2 x 2-mile tempo run when I was struck with inspiration, why not enter the Dewsbury 10k? I was running at a pace that felt comfortably hard and enjoying…

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Training update
Training Update

Training update

I have decided to write a weekly training update in the hope that being accountable will force me to do some consistent and hard training. For the past year and a half, I’ve not done very much, so my fitness…

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Fitting training into a busy schedule
Training

Fitting training into a busy schedule

MY return to running has become a bit of a joke. I manage a good week of training but then there’s a setback. So far, this has included gastroenteritis, an injured Shetland pony and thee-hour traffic jams, several nights on…

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