Expectations – a tale of two half marathons

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about expectations: the pressure we put on ourselves to run ‘for a time’ and what this means to us, and how this affects us whether we do or don’t achieve that time.  Also how our expectations of ourselves change over time. Whether that’s being really affected by not getting… Continue reading Expectations – a tale of two half marathons

Heroes

I never really had any sporting heroes. There are people that I admire, and like to see doing well and now that I run I’d probably pee my pants if I was ever in the same postcode as Paula Radcliffe or Mo Farah… but I don’t generally view sports people in the same way as… Continue reading Heroes

Track – and how I learned to love running round in circles.

Sort of continuing my theme of ‘things I didn’t think were a thing that it turns out are actually a thing’ in running, I’ve been thinking recently about one of my favourite sessions of the week, which is track. It’s slightly different from the other things I didn’t think were a thing, because this is… Continue reading Track – and how I learned to love running round in circles.