Brighton Marathon – Race Day

It’s been a while since I posted here. I wonder how many times I’ve written that before. I’m making no promises. I won’t say I will start posting again regularly and I won’t say I’ll be back soon. I might be. But I might not. My posts trailed away at around about week 11 of…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 11

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 36.4 miles Running Time – 5h 21m Cycling –  46.6 miles Cycling Time – 3h 53m Total Calories – 7512 Right, so I have definitely missed the last 2 weeks of marathon training blog posts, but that doesn’t mean that running has not been occurring. I won’t bore you with…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 8

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 31 miles Running Time – 4h 37m Cycling –  77.3 miles Cycling Time – 6h 24m Total Calories – 8760 Gym Visits – 1 A full week of running and cycling with a surprise 16 miler on the weekend meant for a very relaxing Sunday. I spent the whole day on the…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 7

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 29.4 miles Running Time – 4h 13m Cycling –  62 miles Cycling Time – 5h 15m Total Calories – 8817 Gym Visits – 1 Days hiking – 1 Better late than never… And January’s done too. 104 miles of running this year so far. Well on the way to my unofficial target…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 6

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 21.1 miles Running Time – 3h 10m Cycling –  62.2 miles Cycling Time – 5h 14m Total Calories – 6401 Gym Visits – 2 6 weeks in and it means I am one third of the way through my 18 week training plan. Less than 3 months until d-day. This was the third week…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 5

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 25 miles Running Time – 3h 36m Cycling –  77.5 miles Cycling Time – 6h 18m Total Calories – 9172 Gym Visits – 2 Days hiking – 1 Another heavy week of exercise, only this time it felt much more manageable. There was a slight increase in mileage this week…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 4

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 23.4 miles Running Time – 3h 33m Cycling –  77.5 miles Cycling Time – 6h 22m Total Calories – 8469 Gym Visits – 2 Crikey, week 4 already! Definitely my biggest 7 days of exercise in a long time. As you can see from the stats above it was fairly exhausting. I…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 3

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 18.1 miles Running Time – 2h 39m Cycling –  16.6 miles Cycling Time – 1h 26m Total Calories – 3802 Gym Visits – o Happy New Year people. I hope 2015 was good to you and that 2016 is even better! Moving swiftly on… The Hal Higdon marathon plan works…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 2

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 17.1 miles Running Time – 2h 28m Cycling – 46.5 miles Cycling Time – 3h 35m Total Calories – 5287 Gym Visits – o Happy holidays! I hope you enjoyed your time over the Christmas period, whatever you do or believe! I spent 5 days away from home getting served…

Brighton Marathon Training – Week 1

Weekly Stats Running Distance – 19.1 miles Running Time – 2h 49m Cycling – 62.1 miles Cycling Time – 4h 57m Total Calories – 6482 Gym Visits – 1 Quite unbelievably it’s marathon training time again. April 17th seems such a long way but apparently its time to start the 18 week training plan. If…

Liverpool Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon – Race Day

Well, that was harder than I thought… It’s now Wednesday. The marathon was on Sunday. My body hurts. The main areas of concern are my left Achilles and my right knee. They both feel painful and difficult to walk on. There is the expected muscle fatigue but that’s not so bad. I did finish though….

March Review and April Plans

Good day everyone. Somehow March has ended and we are in April. The first three months of the year are done. Quick as a flash we are now in Spring. Even if the weather Gods haven’t been informed of this yet. March was a good month. 31 days ago I wrote a post saying I wanted…