Nutrition and Fuelling for Marathon Day (Part 2)

Nutrition

In March, I was lucky enough to be invited to an event hosted by Science in Sport (SiS) on nutrition and fuelling for marathon day. The key lessons from that session can be found here. Now the marathon is done, I thought it would be useful […]

Advice for London Marathon Runners

Advice London Marathon

London comes alive on the day of the marathon. Here’s what I hope is some helpful advice for London marathon runners. The excitement in the air is palpable. It brings out the best in runners, in the fantastic marshals and volunteers and organisers, and those […]

Marathon Taper Tips – Getting to the Start Line

Tapering advice

Ah, the marathon taper … here’s what I learned from a pre-marathon workshop with Barry Crane at Run and Become in London. I wanted to share some of the advice given as taper time can be rough. It’s when all the niggles and concerns can […]

Training Recap – 4 Weeks to London Marathon

4 weeks to London Marathon

4 weeks to London Marathon and it’s starting to feel real – an 18 mile run, arrival of the registration form, making arrangements to meet up with folks at the Expo, it’s all happening. I’m caught between excitement and paranoia. I had to defer the […]

Training Recap – 6 weeks to London Marathon

6 weeks to London Marathon

With only 6 weeks to London Marathon, it’s been mixed when it comes to running. There have been highs and there have been lows. But it’s spring so I’m slowly getting over the winter blues. However, on Sunday, things did not go to plan. I […]