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Staying Positive

After the dissapointment of last weeks training (or lack of) I was keen to get back on the trails, I had  planned to have  Monday to Thursday to rest my knee, then out running Friday to test it out. During those 4 days of rest I was keeping…
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4 weeks to go

This past week has been a testing time, my body has been very tired and I've felt slightly unmotivated because of this. I have been running hard for nearly 5 months now in preparation for the start of my race in the Sahara and my body is just…
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"Camber Marathon" week

The body felt quite good after the previous weeks 100+ kilometres, but with only 6 weeks remaining until I'm at the start line, its time for some big weeks! Last week I smashed out a total of  146kms over 6 days, and I chucked in a 90 minute…
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Back on track

The previous two weeks had been extremely frustrating with a virus and injuries, but this week has been great, back running 6 days for a total of 102kms. The body is feeling like its getting back to its best and ready to eat up some serious…
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1st set back

  Last week ended on a positive note with a 2 1/2 hour killer gym session, I felt confident, fit, and ready to get back onto the trails running. This week ended with a total of only 28kms ran and discomfort in my hip joint, my race starts…
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Up and Down week.......

After a fantastic previous week I was ready to follow on with an even bigger one, unfortunately due to the weather, and a small niggle in my knee my 165km (100mile) week wasn't to be. It started ok with a decent run on Tuesday to dust…
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Tough Week

This past weeks training continued on from last week without a rest day, the body was feeling pretty decent after 7 days straight of running. With this next weeks training schedule came some freezing cold temperatures, exactly what I need in…
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1st week back to Training

After having the previous week to take it easy and let my calf recover (which is has done nicely, thanks Mo) i was back into a full week of training, 7 days on the bounce! Monday started with a cheeky little bike ride of 70kms in the gym,…
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Back in London

After spending the best part of 5 weeks in Australia for an intensive training camp, it was time to return to London to continue my training and further testing, what a welcome back i received, -1 and pitch black at 7am. It has taken me…
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Last Week in Oz

After last weeks training the body felt just a little tired heading into what would be my final week of running before a well earned recovery week, this would also coincide with being my final week in Australia before heading over to London…