Hello illness, my old friend!

2018 started with high hopes and new dreams. Kicking off the new year with a personal best over 10K, I was confident to continue my good run of form from 2017. Unfortunately my successful streak came to an abrupt halt at the recent World Indoor Championships. Since coming back from my training camp in Kenya, … Continue reading Hello illness, my old friend!

Starting 2018 in style!

It was great to start 2018 the way I had finished 2017 - with a new PB! Competing over the 10k in Doha, I came away with the win, clocking a new PB of 31.50 minutes. This was a fair bit quicker than my time last year over the same course and I ended up … Continue reading Starting 2018 in style!

Road Racing Season!

The winter grind is well and truly underway. After enjoying some time off, I threw myself back into the deep end with some races! Although it was a shock to the system, I love to race. It forces me into a competitive mindset and helps me to switch off from holiday mode. First up was … Continue reading Road Racing Season!

Monaco DL

It’s four years since I last raced at the Monaco Diamond League, and as it’s one of the most prestigious races on the athletics calendar I couldn't wait to return. Not only is it beautifully scenic, it's renowned for being fast and with the World Championships just around the corner – every athlete toeing the line … Continue reading Monaco DL

The dreaded DNF

The dreaded DNF. In all my years of running I have avoided getting a DNF next to my name but unfortunately I didn't finish my last race. Mentally, it's been a tough one to get over. I’m usually really strong minded and tend to push through anything that is troubling me, so pulling out of … Continue reading The dreaded DNF

Back on track again

Very rarely does life follow the path we intend it to and in athletics, it seems to be even more uncertain. Over the last three weeks I've gone from executing plan A with military precision, to currently having to resort to an unprecedented plan H. My first two weeks in Flagstaff couldn't have gone better … Continue reading Back on track again