Author Archives: benjiwickham

Race Day

Anyone who actually follows this blog will notice a big jump in time to this post. Essentially this is because I’m deep in the run-up to London in April, so since Seville it’s just been a case of piling on … Continue reading

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Glorious Seville

So yesterday was very definitely a good day. I nailed a Marathon time of 2:57:18. The plan was always to do that at London last year, and whilst I maintain I had the speed, it always was unlikely at my … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for No.1 (of 3)

Today I’ve decided to officially start my taper. It’s possibly one of the hardest things to get right when training hard… how not to train. I’m 6 days away from¬†a 26.2 mile run, and I want to be on the … Continue reading

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Laps of London Fields

I had to take a day off today to sit in and wait for a guy to tell me how much it would cost to fix the recent damage on my car. ¬†Actually, I had to take an afternoon off, … Continue reading

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Horrible Hills

So it’s been a strange weekend. I had a long standing commitment to my club to run the Southern XC champs race at Parliament Hill. Nine miles of mud and hills. Great training, and it ticks the box of getting … Continue reading

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So It Begins.

A blog you say? Even more self-involved and narcissistic than Twitter you say? Probably. A while ago, I very much enjoyed a mate’s musing on running. More recently, I was having a chat with another friend who has also just … Continue reading

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