Sub 3, Sub 3 hour marathon training diary

Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 5

Week five: January 2019 I naturally awoke at 06:50 on Saturday morning. The significance of this number is it's the average minute per mile pace that I would need to sneak in just under 3 hours for the marathon. Eat, sleep, dream. It's a little disconcerting how this sub 3 reference was the first thing… Continue reading Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 5

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Sub 3, Sub 3 hour marathon training diary

Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 4

Week four: 1/7/2019 In the second half of the 2018 Boston Marathon I aggravated a knee injury. In the second half of the 2018 NYC Marathon I got my nutrition wrong, got sick, almost passed out once I crossed the finish line, and had my first race trip in the medical tent. Despite the challenges,… Continue reading Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 4

Sub 3 hour marathon training diary

Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 2

Week two: 12/24/2018 Weekly training from Coach John: This weeks target was six single runs. However I wasn’t well and I made the decision to rest, rather than run when my body needed to recover. Four runs were easy paced runs, with one short workout. My first weekly workout allowed for a warm up and… Continue reading Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 2

Sub 3, Sub 3 hour marathon training diary

Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 1

Week one: 12/17/2018 In the upcoming posts, I'll be documenting my honest experience of training for a sub 3 hour marathon in 2019. My first attempt will be at the 2019 April ASICS Manchester Marathon. My slowest marathon time is 4:55, I'm not a professional athlete. I work full time and have a family. I'm… Continue reading Sub 3 hour marathon training diary – Week 1

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TCS New York City Marathon 2018 – It Will Move You Campaign

This race personally is a special one as it was the catalyst for my six star journey. Prior to signing up, I talked myself out of running the NYC Marathon, but after speaking to my friend Jo, she told me about her NYC Marathon experience, and it gave me the confidence to stop thinking small… Continue reading TCS New York City Marathon 2018 – It Will Move You Campaign

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Managing your emotions for success in running, workshop

The core principle of my social media profile has been to raise awareness about the importance of a sound mind and sound body via my running posts and podcast features. So it’s great to take the next step, and to talk about these principles in person. I will join the panel lead by ASICS Pro… Continue reading Managing your emotions for success in running, workshop