The King Alfred’s Way When Cycling UK announced their new route, the King Alfred’s Way, there was much excitement amongst the cycling community. Even amongst our own friends, we heard of more and more people taking on the circular bikepacking route. Not one to miss out on a challenge, Mum and I had decided to…Continue reading The King Alfred’s Way on touring bikes
My first marathon: The big event!
Last Sunday I attempted to run my first marathon and what a whirlwind of an adventure it was. It was a month ago I signed up to my first 26.2 miles. I’d never ran more than a half marathon before (and that was only once) so to double the distance in what was meant to…Continue reading My first marathon: The big event!
Marathon Training week 3/6: Getting lost on the trails!
Marathon training this week felt a bit tiresome and it wasn’t just because I got lost on the trails! Like last week, I did much less than usual but I felt more tired and a bit deflated. My motivation was low. Midweek I met my brother Hugo for coffee and a doughnut in Hideout Coffee.…Continue reading Marathon Training week 3/6: Getting lost on the trails!
Marathon training week 2/6: Dodging the rain!
Welcome to week two of my first marathon training! If you missed last week’s post and want to know what I’m doing and why – click here. This week I missed two exercise sessions because they weren’t on and I was too lazy to do it myself. To be honest, I don’t feel as if…Continue reading Marathon training week 2/6: Dodging the rain!