All gear and no idea

This was a phrase that R introduced me to at a recent race as we were warming up together and watching the other runners as they arrived. The last few races that I've entered have been small, club-run events, set up for people training for a marathon. As a non-club runner this has been particularly terrifying: [...]

Happy Mondays

As Mondays go, today has been pretty good. I have made it tradition to take the first working Monday of the year as holiday to let myself reset and prepare for another year of 'getting stuff done'. I started the day with the long run from my marathon training schedule that I should have done yesterday, but [...]