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  • SIERRA LEONE MARATHON 2018

    When it comes to the world’s most obscure marathons, Sierra Leone is pretty high up on the list. Probably best known for the movie Blood Diamond, set against the backdrop of the country’s brutal civil war, or more recently the Ebola crisis which spilled over from neighbouring Liberia. I’ve always had an interest in the […]

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  • #HALFMARATHONBEFOREWORK

    Today was a pretty historic day in the history of amateur running – marking (to the best of my knowledge) the first ever recorded “half marathon before work” group run. Whilst there are almost 2 million #halfmarathon hashtags on Instagram,  there are only 41 #halfmarathonbeforework hashtags – pretty much all of them from my own […]

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  • 10 TOP TIPS FOR MARATHON TRAINING

    10 top tips for marathon training With less than 100 days left until London Marathon 2017, and the days finally getting longer I’m loving seeing many more fellow runners out there on the streets of London. What I’m not loving is reading through these baffling marathon training programmes to improve my time – all this […]

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  • COOK AND RUN

    I’ve far more experience as a cook than as a runner – having been inspired by my father’s cooking as a young child. My father taught himself to cook off the back of little recipes on the side of cans of tomatoes and tuna, and as a single parent household I was helping out with […]