#NYMarathon #5daystogo

#NYMarathon #5daystogo

I think I might dedicate my life to travelling around the world and posting photos of my runs on Facebook. Today’s effort – a 2 mile jog along a canal in Delft,...
#NYMarathon #6daystogo

#NYMarathon #6daystogo

I had my last pre-marathon session with Gray this morning and it was kind of emotional. When I hired him back in July, I thought he would help me get fitter and faster. What I didn’t expect was that he’d also help me find joy, freedom and confidence. Yes,...
#NYMarathon #7daystogo

#NYMarathon #7daystogo

It might have taken me six hours from putting my running kit on to getting out the door, but I eventually made it out for an 8 mile clip around Epping Forest. The day was was cool, dark and grey, which – if I closed my ears to the sound of traffic and sirens...
#NYMarathon #8daystogo

#NYMarathon #8daystogo

With only 8 days to go, there’s not much that will make a difference now. All I really need to do is not get sick and not injured. Oh, and stay confident… Easy, right? So what makes a girl who supposedly “loves running” and is...
#NYMarathon #9daystogo

#NYMarathon #9daystogo

Enjoyed a run with Gray this morning. Wish I could bring him to New York with me… it’s so reassuring to have him next to me picking up my slacking technique before I even notice anything has changed. We did a route that we’ve done a few times before...
#NYMarathon #10daystogo

#NYMarathon #10daystogo

Ok. Now that I’m on a forced taper, I’m really noticing how much time I’ve spent training the last few months. I feel like I have so much extra spare time. I’ve been trying to keep moving, but to be honest it’s been a bit half...