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The ‘Easiest’ Way to Get in to The Tokyo Marathon

The ‘Easiest’ Way to Get in to The Tokyo Marathon

I know a lot of people who are on the hunt for their Six Star Medal and for many, they are missing one or two elusive bibs; Boston & Tokyo.  To run the Boston Marathon you have a couple of options - run a time qualifier, run for charity (usually $10,000+) run...

Boston Marathon 2024 Race Recap

Boston Marathon 2024 Race Recap

In my opinion, the Marathon Majors are special. All marathons are special in their own way but there's something about the Majors that I just love. The extra fan fare, the events in the lead up to race day, the 'stash'. It's the running equivalent the the Golf Majors...

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022 5K into the Chicago Marathon, I realised I’d made a terrible mistake. My body was in no-way recovered from running (realistically beyond my fitness) the London Marathon - read the recap here. But I was committed by that point, having...

How to Run The World Marathon Majors If You’re Not An Elite

How to Run The World Marathon Majors If You’re Not An Elite

Ticking all six marathon majors off my bucket list has been a goal of mine for nearly five years, and not only running them all, but completing them before I'm 30. For those not quite as marathon obsessed as I am, the Big Six are;...

How to Make the Most of your NYC Marathon Weekend

The New York City Marathon weekend is one of my favourite weekends of the year, whether I'm running it or not (although last weekend's trip to the Chicago Marathon will definitely rival it!) How to Make the Most of your NYC Marathon Weekend Listen to the Elites The...

Choosing a Spring Marathon

I've made no secret of the fact that I want to run a BQ in 2020, but so far I've resisted signing up for any races. I mean, literally any which is so unlike me. All I have on my calendar so far in 2020 is the Brighton Half marathon. However, with November rapidly...

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022

Chicago Marathon Race Recap 2022 5K into the Chicago Marathon, I realised I’d made a terrible mistake. My body was in no-way recovered from running (realistically beyond my fitness) the London Marathon - read the recap here. But I was committed by that point, having...

London Marathon 2022 Race Recap

London Marathon 2022 Race Recap

Huge thanks to Flora for the race bib for this year's London Marathon! Maths is hard, it's even harder when you're 3 and a half hours into a marathon and dealing with a GPS watch that has gone haywire around Canary Wharf. I was trying to work out, based on average...

How to Run The World Marathon Majors If You’re Not An Elite

How to Run The World Marathon Majors If You’re Not An Elite

Ticking all six marathon majors off my bucket list has been a goal of mine for nearly five years, and not only running them all, but completing them before I'm 30. For those not quite as marathon obsessed as I am, the Big Six are;...