6.6.19 Most youngsters take their first step into running through a PE teacher or a local athletics club and I was no different. I joined the Dundee Hawkhill Harriers as an under 13 athlete and have never looked back. Not in my wildest dreams did I believe that almost sixteen years later, athletics would now … Continue reading Find your Team
26.3.19 I had a great few months of training in Kenya and Doha over the Christmas period and coming off the back of a 10K road personal best my endurance was stronger than ever. It was exciting to feel fit and healthy heading into my first major championships of the year – Glasgow 2019. The … Continue reading One blip in the road isn’t going to stop me
1.1.19: The start of the year always marks a turning point in my training. As the bells chime to announce 2019, my mindset becomes narrower, focussing on my aims for the 365 days ahead. Over the winter months, my training is a little monotonous; bigger volume; shorter recovery; more repetition. But as the new year … Continue reading 2019 Plans
14.9.18 I say it time and time again, but athletics is a real rollercoaster. I started 2018 high on confidence and looking forward to attacking three major championships within the one season. Perhaps it was a little bit too ambitious but every athlete has big goals and even bigger dreams. On paper, this hasn’t been … Continue reading Sometimes it’s not about PBs
24.07.19 “The experience brings the knowledge. The persistence brings success.” After ten years in this sport, you’d think I would know it inside and out. But every year throws out a different curve ball. Some of which I am prepared to handle but sometimes the scenario isn't as straight forward and as frustrating as this … Continue reading Keep Showing Up!