Tag Archives: Running

#Janathon Day 2: Mixing It Up

This morning I met up with my running wife, Ems, just after sun-up. Ems has landed a place at the 2017 Virgin London Marathon and is starting her VLM training in much the same way as myself and my IRONMAN … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 1: A Depressingly Familiar Cliché

On this day, the 1st of January 2017, I became a statistic… a living, breathing and depressingly familiar cliché. I joined a gym. I know, I could barely bring myself to do it: during the month of January, gyms turn into zoos of … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 31: Sunday Long Run

There we go folks, it’s a wrap. 31 days of consecutive running, sensible eating and no drinking. It’s been great. This morning, I met up with my clubmates at Westport Lake as planned. The rain was pouring, the ducks were fighting … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 30: Up and Early

Today I got up and ran early – I’ve been waiting all week to get stuff done, so didn’t want to get stuck into chores knowing that I had to Janathon later. I hit the canal before 8 and bashed … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 29: Tom, Come back!

Today I took up an invitation for a lunchtime run with Tom from Comms. Tom is famous for two things: his insane modesty and his insane speed. Put it this way, my pegging it at full sprint is equal to … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 22: Breaking Habits

A comment from a fellow blogger got me thinking… how long it will take for this healthy living habit to stick? Conventional wisdom says it should take about 21 days, which means I should already be there. Now, if you’re dying for … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 21: 3 Weeks Down

Three weeks… that’s how long it’s been since I’ve had an alcoholic drink. No, I’m not Dry Januarying, nothing as formal as that. I just saw it as an opportunity to save some cash (everyone’s skint anyway), loose a bit … Continue reading

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