Why I am doing this marathon? Having been massively impressed and influenced by marathon running friends and those around me recently, and having experienced race days a bit more recently, it has got me thinking about what was possible and achievable for me again with some

Four years on! I wrote my first blog post four years ago. I had started up a site called Run Rich Run where I wrote about running, getting started running and motivational posts for 'non-runners' wanting to get started with shuffling, plodding, ambling or even running. In that

2017 Running Achievements In a year where I thought I hadn't achieved too much due to lack of running, I have surprised myself in certain areas. 514.25 miles (100 runs) in 2017 (1.41 miles/day) 9 races – 88.99 race miles – 4 medals 5 PBs – 9 miles (Norton

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Still a runner? Three times marathon runner, twenty half marathons under my belt and still I am finding running a struggle at times. Can you fall out of still 'being a runner’? Have I lost it? That is where I feel I am now. Winter is a

In November 2016, I wrote and self-published my first ebook 'How A Fat Sweaty Santa Became A Marathon Runner'. It documents the journey from being a non-runner to 20 months later running my first ever marathon. It is an enjoyable short story that goes through what

Look up from your phone. Look at what is around you. Look away from your computer screen. Look at what is in your view. Look away from your technology. Look at what else there is to do. Look at the real world. Look at what around you is new. Look at what is

Keep on running! Tomorrow will be my 86th race since I started running nearly five years ago. I may only have averaged 7 miles a week since completing the Manchester marathon in April, which isn’t the best training plan, I am definitely looking forward to taking part