Tag Archives: Running Races

Nice to Cannes Marathon

What was meant to be a glorious run in the sun turned out to be a demonising run in the rain. The Nice to Cannes Marathon or the Marathon Des Alpes-Maritimes as the locals call it, is a run from Nice to Cannes along the coast line. The French Riviera is synonymous with fine weather, fine food […]

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Rotterdam Marathon 2012

After starting the year with ambitions of hitting the sub 3hr mark, work and wedding commitments took over and my training faltered.  A few long runs and some steady base runs got me to the start line but I knew this was not going to be a sub 3hr run. I set out with the […]

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Swiss Ironman

I thought running across the desert was hard – try training for an ironman. An Ultra run involves only running so, as long as you are developing your running and strength, you will do well. An Ironman requires you to train for 3 disciplines and the cycling is the most crucial as you spend the […]

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Paris Marathon 2011

Paris Marathon 2011. Round 2 of the Parisian race. This year I was returning as a supporter for Emma who was running her first marathon. Although her training hasn’t been good, she was determined to give it a go. We arrived in Paris on the Saturday morning and headed straight to the Expo to get registered. […]

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Endurance Life South Devon Coastal Marathon

The Endurance Life South Devon Race was my first tough challenge of the year. Unfortuantely I underestimated the challenge and overestimated my fitness! We got down to Devon on the Friday night after another hard week at work. After a disjointed sleep in an uncomfortable bed, I work early with fire in my belly. Emma […]

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