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Mental in Morocco – Marrakech Marathon Result!

There was nothing pretty about that one. Gone was the feeling of complete control I had last week. I started out apprehensively and finished with a good time, but a twisted face, crossing the line in 3:37.01 by my watch. My left calf was shot after 5 kms and I struggled to try to stretch [...]

By | February 1st, 2010|Blog|6 Comments

Madrid to Marrakech – strange times in transit

A couple of days ago, I had a pretty weird 24 hours. My good friend and flatmate, Nick, sent me a text when I was leaving, which stated - “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you deal with it…” Sage words really and I have been thinking about them a lot [...]

By | January 31st, 2010|Blog|10 Comments

Gran Canaria Maraton Video

The first video! Actually, they're gonna be out of order, but I figure I'll get this one up and try to be on time with the upcoming race videos, then work backwards. Sorry about the camera shake. I couldn't slow down because I wanted to pull a respectable PB.. Will try to do better. If [...]

By | January 31st, 2010|Videos|2 Comments

Beyond all reason – Gran Canaria Maraton

What happened in Las Palmas is beyond my comprehension.... I finished the Dubai Marathon in very strong form, though within a couple of hours after finishing, I was a bit of a train wreck. The idea of getting on a flight that night, flying to the Canary Islands via London and running again Sunday... well, [...]

By | January 28th, 2010|Blog|9 Comments

Bringing the heat to Winter – Gran Canaria Result!

Very quick update. I just pulled a Personal Best out of a situation that I thought might put me in hospital... But I smashed it good, even though it was just 2 days after the Dubai Marathon and I had to travel 18 hours to get here... I finished at 3:18.10, a best by about [...]

By | January 25th, 2010|Blog|11 Comments

In the footsteps of greatness – Dubai Marathon

I knew I was going to have an interesting run in Dubai. I was pumped about it all week. Even a little too excited, because after I met Haile Gebrsellasie at the press conference on Wednesday, I went for a run in the evening and kinda overdid it. I ran from the Jumeirah Beach Residences, [...]

By | January 25th, 2010|Blog|3 Comments

Nailed it! Dubai Marathon Result

Just a quick one before I go & sleep for a few hours. I banged that one out in style. There's a few stories to tell in a longer blog, but the short of it is that I did my fastest time this month (can't believe that's 4 in 3 weeks) with a 3:35.15. I [...]

By | January 22nd, 2010|Blog|6 Comments