Dark Habits

This week after a couple of twitter people suggested it I am going to write about running in the dark. I could warn you all to wear light colours and bibs so that you are easily seen, reminding you that yellow is the most visible colour of all. I remember reading somewhere that statistics show … More Dark Habits

Mental Training

A few weeks back I wrote about the mental side to running. In the post I talked about dealing with the boredom of spending a lot of time on your feet but, there is another mental aspect of running that needs to be addressed. It came up during a little twitter chat.  The idea that … More Mental Training

Mental Running

I was reading through slow runner girls blog this week and we got chatting. Slow runner girl is a bit of a hero of mine(don’t tell her nobody needs that kind of pressure), she has taken heart rate training to levels I cannot even imagine. I tried training to heart rate last year and managed … More Mental Running

Meh Bread and Butter

It’s not always easy writing a blog every week, especially one where I try and draw some kind of life lesson or general observation about the world from running experiences. OK so some of my posts are about specifics such as Heart Rate training, pacing, marathons and injuries, but on the whole I like to … More Meh Bread and Butter

Learning to run

Tuesday night was cold and wet. It was raining at just the wrong time and I’m glad to say that the evening did not work out as I expected. What I expected was a poorly attended and subdued club run, what I got was 20 or so people determined to brave the elements and push … More Learning to run