Last week I felt like if they’d suddenly announced the London Marathon was taking place in three days time I would be absolutely fine with the idea, waltz up to the start line and give it my best. This week my feet just don’t want to move! My overall training plan so far has had … More The New Normal – Marathon Training – Part Three, Off Days
So Friday night I watched Brittany Runs A Marathon with my friends and enjoyed a Joe Wicks curry as I promised myself as treat at the end of Week One of really starting marathon training. My fitbit tells me that I clocked up 749 active minutes last week, and a total of 122,471 steps so … More Diary 2 – Emily Runs A Marathon
Yesterday morning marked my first proper run since Christmas. Yes I’ve been dabbling in the gym this week but that’s the easy bit – it’s warm, there a variety of activities to do and if you nab just the right machine you can watch Star Trek The Original Series or The Simpsons as you get … More Diary 1 – Emily Runs A Marathon
I’ve been debating for a while whether to start posting marathon updates on my blog. I do not profess to be an expert in running, exercise, fitness or health in general. In fact at times I am the furthest thing from it (I’m looking at you sausage and egg McMuffin), but the challenge of running a … More Marathon.
The UK’s very first Color Run (sponsored by Dulux) took place yesterday in Wembley. Thousands upon thousands of people in crisp, white shirts crammed onto the tube, heading for the start line. The Color Run is a 5k fun run, during which participants get covered in paint powder, all whilst raising money for Stand Up … More The Color Run UK – London, July 14th 2013