Can I return to racing?
2018

Can I return to racing?

I’VE always believed that if something is worth doing, it’s worth doing right or not at all. Whether it’s work, running, racing or my writing, I always want to do the best that I can. But sometimes, it’s just not…

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Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five
Training Update

Edinburgh Half Marathon: Weeks three to five

I HAVE to admit that I’ve not really been committing heart and soul to my training. I’ve been doing a five-week short story course and faffing about writing my book instead, so running has been done if and when I’ve…

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Beating the blues in January
Running and mental health

Beating the blues in January

For some reason this January I have been feeling down. I’m not sure why. It could be the cold weather, the darkness, the comedown after Christmas, the comedown after our wedding, or possibly a combination of everything, but I’ve just…

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Learning to love the long-distance run
long-distance running

Learning to love the long-distance run

Out of all the runs I do every week it’s the long run that I struggle with the most. In fact, there are times when I dread it for days. Even though my long run is at a much slower…

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