Possibly foolish. I'm riding in the Liverpool to Chester cycle and raising money for the St Paul's Research Foundation Trust at NHS Royal Liverpool Hospital. Sounds like a nice time, except I foolishly will be using my fixed-gear bike and, equally foolishly, my old, tired body complete with dodgy knees and larger than strictly necessary belly. Foolish. Support and sponsorship appreciated!
Well that came around fast. Next Sunday is the Liverpool half marathon and so I wanted to give a quick update on training progress. When I last posted, things were going nicely to plan. I'd run 90+km in January including a couple of 12-14km; however, hubris and an arbitrary target of hitting 100km/month struck and... Continue Reading →
(TLDR: go to my "just giving" page here!) At the end of last year I made a decision that I am currently questioning. After too many years of relative inactivity, and steadily getting more and more unfit (also known as fat), I decided that something must be done. Running in my 30s had some more... Continue Reading →