Week 4:  When running becomes a habit

Week 4: When running becomes a habit

“The goal is not to run a marathon, the goal is to BECOME a runner.” (James Clear, Atomic Habits) In this week that just passed (training week 3 of 18), I also read the book above (and below).  It’s a great book for life in general, but I found so...
Week 3:  The one where I got new shoes!

Week 3: The one where I got new shoes!

What happened last week: All in all it was another good one.  There was nothing especially dramatic in this week’s plan – save for the threat of a significant dump of snow Friday night (*that happened, but all was fine).  As with all my marathon training I...
Brit Brand Manager.  USA Brand Manager.

Brit Brand Manager. USA Brand Manager.

Anyone missing Christmas? I thought I’d revisit it in search of a happy place to counter the banning of everything nice. So, Christmas advertising then, as a former Marketing Manager, I have a natural curiosity about ads and I currently live in America. Something...
Week 2:  Spacing, pacing and…

Week 2: Spacing, pacing and…

What happened last week: I completed all my runs like an enthusiastic little puppy (it was the first week, yip yip.).  By dint of rubbish mathematics, I ended up 3 miles over target mileage and as a  consequence of a week that included the birth of a New Year I ended...