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2019 Great North Run

2019 SimplyHealth Great North Run

8 September 2019 Two minutes after the horn blew I crossed the start line. I took advantage of the wide road by¬† weaving amongst runners. The inevitable euphoria of a big race meant my pace was faster than I wanted. I slowed then kept my pace steady despite the surprising undulations. I had to keep…
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11/09/2019 0
Great Baddow 10 Mile Road Race Medal

2019 Great Baddow 10 Mile Race

My race report from my third 10 mile race, almost beating my time from my race 13 days prior.


22/05/2019 0
2019 Witham May Day 10 t-shirt

2019 Witham May Day 10

My race report from my second 10 mile race, achieving a new personal best from the previous year.


08/05/2019 1
Mo Farah at Bank of America Chicago Marathon

4 Reasons Mo Farah Won 2018 Chicago Marathon

Read the four main reasons I believe Britain’s Mo Farah claimed the prestigious marathon major title in Chicago.


17/10/2018 1
Clacton-on-Seas Half Marathon

Windy Seaside Race Success

The report and analysis of my seventh half marathon race, in a familiar location in unfamiliar weather conditions.


20/08/2018 1
Witham May Day 10 2018

Running 10 Miles Home

My race report from my first ever 10 mile race in my home town, achieving two important goals I set myself.


08/05/2018 2

Taper for Postponed Race

Read about the week leading up to my first ever one mile race and how I dealt with the postponement.


19/03/2018 1
Colchester Half Marathon 2012 Finish

Racing to Celebrate Family Time

Read my report from a special race in 2012, but for reasons unrelated to running.


10/02/2018 0
Post-Race of Witham May Day 5 Mile race in 2016

Serious Racing at my First 5 Miler

Read my race report of my first 5 mile race on a course very familiar to me.


06/12/2017 0

Returning Home to Improve Half Marathon

Read my race report from my second Southend half marathon in the summer of 2016.


29/11/2017 6

How I Improved from my First Marathon

Read my race report from my second marathon, where I rectified many of the mistakes I made in my first.


06/11/2017 1

Smart Pacing for my First Negative Split Marathon

Discover how I ran a new marathon personal best with a negative split and enjoyed every moment of the race.


23/10/2017 10

Pain and Joy After my Third Chelmsford Marathon

Learn how I executed my race strategy and my unexpected joy at my third Chelmsford Marathon.


21/10/2017 2

Adapting to New Circumstances during my Second Chelmsford

Find out what I overcame to finish my second Chelmsford Marathon.


18/10/2017 0

4 Marathon Firsts in Chelmsford

My race report of the first ever Chelmsford Marathon, which was held in October 2014.


16/10/2017 4

Race Report: Basildon 5km

Read how I performed in my first 5 km race and achieved the time I set myself.


21/08/2017 0

Race Report: Southend-on-Sea 10k Classic 2012

Read my report of the Southend 10k race, where I learnt the value of older athletes.


05/08/2017 0

Race Report: Hardwick 10km

Find out how I beat the Hardwick Hill in my race report from the Peak District.


24/07/2017 4

Race Report: Bungay Black Dog Marathon 2017

Read my race report from an undulating Suffolk marathon, where I almost accomplished my dream of qualifying for the London Marathon.


17/07/2017 2

Race Report: Maldon Half Marathon 2016

Read my report of a tough half marathon race that I led for a fleeting moment.


26/06/2017 4