Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

Vitality Big Half – New Personal Best

This is just a quick post from the finish of this year’s Vitality Big Half. After twelve months of illness, I feel that I’m now back to my old self. This was confirmed today when I got a personal best in the 2019 Vitality Big Half. It was quite a tough...
My Shin is Getting Better!

My Shin is Getting Better!

After injuring my ankle/shin during my last half marathon in December, I have been hobbling around, resting it as much as possible. I finally took Gayle’s advice and booked an appointment with both my Podiatrist and Sports Physio to take a look at the problem...
Physio Day!!!

Physio Day!!!

Since my last half marathon on the 2nd December, I have really been struggling with my right ankle/shin. It has been really quite painful, to the point that I could not weight bear on it at first. On Friday I paid a visit to Willaston Sports Physio and had a...
Taking the Dread Out of Dreadmill!

Taking the Dread Out of Dreadmill!

Love it or loathe it, the dear old treadmill does have its uses. It can help with rehabilitation if you need to fit a quick run in or if the weather outside is not really suitable for a run. The one thing that we, as runners, know the “Dreadmill” can be...
The one piece of gear I cannot run without

The one piece of gear I cannot run without

We all have our favourite piece of running kit, for some people, it’s their trusty headphones or shoes and others it’s their sunglasses.  For me, it’s my underpants! My underpants are the most important piece of equipment when I am hitting the...