My Road to Boston (not the route I planned, but that's life and running huh!!)

In January I was about 90% going to cancel the whole trip, a dodgy calf, the prospect of running strong at Boston was looking bleak. I never wanted to attempt a PB but I wanted to be ready to run strong while also enjoying the race as a celebration of my running journey so far. So started journey of leaving my pride on the sideline, letting all my expectations of what “should be” go, to growing just a little bit more as a person and a runner.

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The Why and How of Cadence

I found out very quickly about cadence several years ago when I had the sudden onset of plantar faciitis, ouch. I had six months off running. It was excruciating – and gave me a long time to research running form and “ways I can prevent this ever, EVER happening to me again”.

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The Why, When and How of the Post Race Debrief

A post analysis of your race is for everyone. We are life long learners in the study of running, always aiming to improve. What did you do well? What do you need to change for next time? Some of the benefits to undertaking this kind of exercise include not repeating mistakes (!), not letting your mind dwell on negatives, celebrating what went well and your improvements.

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