Tag Archives: marathon

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

When writing a tale of two cities, Charles Dickens probably didn’t envisage this now famous phrase appearing on my blog, I’m pretty certain about that. But it is quite apt in the way that I want to use it.

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You’re running marathon, do you think you’ll win?

A common question that every marathoner will hear at least once, either as a joke or if your lucky enough to be speedier than I am, they’re being serious. The answer of course, regardless of your planned finish time is … Continue reading

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Starting again…

Back in January 2015 I had a back operation, I had slipped a disc in my back and ended up having a micro-discectomy on L4/L5 . Basically the disc between the bones was squashed out, pressed against a nerve in … Continue reading

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Its not all Rock & Roll

The Rock & Roll juggernaut drives back into town next August for an expanded weekend extravaganza of running races. 5k, 10k, half marathon and family fun run are all on the schedule along with the event being designated as the … Continue reading

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Dublin City Marathon 2015 – Race Report.

I should stop sounding like a many old fart. I actually enjoyed this one! Dublin City marathon race report… Continue reading

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Athlone 3/4 Marathon – Race Report

A second visit to the beautiful setting of Glasson and Lough Derg for this key part of Dublin Marathon training was on the agenda for my 2015 plans.  

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Dublin City Marathon 2014 – Race report

Damn that was hot…

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