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Darren’s 2019 Chicago Marathon Report

Chicago Marathon Prologue I’ll start my report with a little insight into my training, it was hard.  Don’t get me wrong marathons never ‘easy’ but after training and running 6 of them some feel less difficult than others. I didn’t ‘feel’ it this time, I felt sluggish, unmotivated and just generally meh.  It’s not the […]

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Riccardo’s 2019 Athens Marathon Race Report

Athens Marathon – The Authentic Any self-respecting marathoner knows the legend of Philippides, the Athenian soldier who ran from Marathon to Athens to deliver the news of the victory of the battle of Marathon, losing his life for the effort. There was something magic in the idea to follow the steps of Philippides, running from […]

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Nicola’s 2019 Chicago Marathon Report

The road to Chicago started on a whim, I knew Darren was going for all 6 stars and when he mentioned that he was applying through the ballot I thought “let’s chuck my name in” never expecting to get drawn out. The application process is really easy and you find out around 6 weeks after […]

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Berlin Marathon Race Report

The build up It’s around 7am and the alarm goes off.  Its Sunday the 16th September, Marathon day.   The previous night was spent frantically searching for somewhere that sold pasta for my breakfast. Weird I know but out of everything I’ve eat/tried pasta seems the best thing for me plus it served me well […]