5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.

Unfortunately (as some of you will already be aware), I’ve had to postpone my #5in5formind marathon challenge, again!  This time it’s because of an injury to my achilles. It’s been about a month now, and originally, I thought it was just my calf muscle, but as time went by it became evident that the problemContinue reading “5 in5 for Mind – Challenge Update – Running Injury Blues.”

5 in 5 for Mind – Challenge Update.

A couple of weeks ago I received the news that the Milton Keynes marathon was being postponed from the beginning of May to the end of June.  Normally this news wouldn’t have been too much of a problem, but the MK marathon is the start of my 5 in 5 for Mind challenge, so IContinue reading “5 in 5 for Mind – Challenge Update.”

#5in5forMind Update – The Psychology of Endurance Running.

My decision to run 5 marathons in five consecutive days, has a touch of the bonkers about it, and I’m the first to admit it does; I sometimes stop and ask myself ‘what the hell am I thinking?’  I can comfortably run a half marathon, but the thought of doing twice that distance in oneContinue reading “#5in5forMind Update – The Psychology of Endurance Running.”

Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.

As I mentioned in my last blog, I am going to try and enter 2021 with an air of optimism, and that means focusing on things that I can have some semblance of control over.  A lot of my plans will still be pandemic allowing, but as with this year, it’s about being adaptable soContinue reading “Plans, Hopes and Dreams for 2021.”

Running 480 miles, in 16 Weeks, In Aid of Mind.

When the NHS appealed for volunteers to help during the current pandemic, I thought long and hard about signing up, but soon realised that with my anxiety and depression I probably wouldn’t be much help, so I didn’t do it. It wasn’t a nice feeling, realising that I wouldn’t be reliable enough to help otherContinue reading “Running 480 miles, in 16 Weeks, In Aid of Mind.”