Training, Tiredness, Tapering- a Road Marathon Journey

Training, tiredness, tapering- many runners currently preparing for a Spring marathon will I am sure be all too familiar with those terms. In the past I have been guilty of “winging it” when preparing for a long race, especially a road marathon- I never had the discipline or willingness to commit to a proper block … More Training, Tiredness, Tapering- a Road Marathon Journey

Like a Jewel in the Sun- Barcelona Trail Marathon

Freddie Mercury was right, and it is a beautiful horizon too. But for me the attraction of Barcelona lies in the hills and mountains that surround the city, and on Saturday 25th March the small village of Begues was the setting for the Ultra Trail Barcelona (UTBCN). Comprising of races ranging from kids to 100k there was … More Like a Jewel in the Sun- Barcelona Trail Marathon