Just a quick one…

Short slow run this morning. Felt a bit tight in my knees. My muscles were fine though, so my stretches obviously did the trick. My pace was markedly slower and I got tired out quicker. I can’t help but feel that this is at least partly because I was wearing much more weight and drag […]

36 weeks 6 days 19 hours and 40 minutes to go…

It’s been roasting most days this week, so I put on a tank top and capri yoga pants for my run this morning – a decision I instantly regretted when I stepped out into the arctic chill that comprises arbitrary mornings any time within the months of March and September in Britain. Within yards of […]

Hello, I’m Amanda.

I’ve never done any kind of a distance run in my life This one time, I went for a run outside and within five minutes a bird pooped on me. I swore I’d never run outside again. But this year I just got an itch – to do a marathon. Just once. Just strike that […]