Monday, January 23, 2012

Top 10 Marathon Training Mistakes

I've just completed my list of the top marathon training mistakes, which I hope people will find useful. I've learned about these mistakes not only from my own experience, but also from spending time with many marathon runners of varying abilities.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Race simulation

Race Simulation is a key aspect of preparing for competition. This article looks at using training runs to simulate race conditions, as well as specific options for simulating marathons and ultramarathons.

Monday, January 9, 2012


A short article on cooling down, which is beneficial after fast or long runs.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Top 10 Marathon Racing Mistakes

I've published my top 10 list of marathon racing mistakes, with another list covering marathon training mistakes to follow. As always, let me know what you think.

Freedom Park 24 Hour

Some comments on Freedom Park 24 Hour -

Monday, January 2, 2012

2011 and December statistics

In December I ran 507 miles, bringing the year's total to 4,699. I did not have the racing success I did in 2010, partly due to injury problems early in the year, then focusing on the national 24 hour championships later. However, my one major success of the year was qualifying for the world 24 hour championships, which made 2011 a great year for me. More at and