Blog

Categories
Elte_lágymányosi_campus

Budapest 2021 marathon training part 2

Following on from my part 1 blog I continue by providing an update on the final 6 months of my 12-month marathon training plan towards the Budapest Marathon on Sunday…
LWWL

My coaching journey

Ever since I took my frist steps into running back in August 2012, I have always had an appreciation for the time and effort that coaches and volunteers provide to…
2021-books-read

Budapest 2021 marathon training part 1

Having not raced on the roads since March 2020 at the Lydd 20 mile and with the Cork City Marathon (what would have been my third attempt at the marathon…
bDMIFE_budapest-international-half-marathon

2021 preview

I write this on the final day of 2020, or as I like to refer to it as the “ghost year”. Here, I look forward to what I hope will…
2020 mileage

A reflection on 2020

In last year’s “reflection” blog post, I started off by saying, “Well, what a year! It certainly didn’t end the way that I would ever have imagined, but I am…
Endure-24-finish

Virtual Endure 24

Endure24 is a 24 hour solo or team relay race run over a 5 mile trail loops on private country estates. It is described as “Glastonbury for runners” and usually…
resized-completion

Virtual Comrades marathon

This was the third virtual “lockdown” challenge which had been devised by my running club, Lingfield RC, having previously completed a solo 5km effort and a pairs 10 mile relay…
DSC_0039

Exercise and physical activity habits

There seems to have been a significant increase in the number of people exercising and being more physically active than perhaps they once were, before the Coronavirus pandemic swept across…
IMG_20200320_172446

Death of the indoor fitness industry?

The new provision enabling increased outdoor activity follows scientific advice that the risk of infection outside is significantly lower than inside. It does not allow people to exercise in an…