Early 2019 has provided me with one of the biggest challenges to my low-carb lifestyle: marathon training. Traditionally, distance running goes hand in hand with eating plenty of carbs, with runners stuffing in platefuls of pasta to 'carb load' before a long run. I had been managing just fine running regular 5ks on a very... Continue Reading →
Finding the right training plan – London Marathon 2019
Its less than 6 months until I line up for the start of my first ever marathon - the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon - so it's time to buckle down and get serious about training. Even a quick 5 minute Google search can pull back hundreds of online training plans, all hugely varying in... Continue Reading →
London Marathon 2019 -I’m in!
Ever since I started my running journey, I have dreamed of running the London Marathon. It is such an iconic event, the must-do once in a lifetime race for any keen amateur runner. I've often gone into London on race day over the years and been totally blown away by the incredible atmosphere and support... Continue Reading →