Archived post: See it. Feel it. Do it. How I ran a thousand marathons before I even hit the starting line

One of favourite movies of all time is The Commitments. A gritty, endearing, and often hilarious tale about a rag-tag group of soul musicians striving for success in working-class Dublin. [NOTE: This is an archived post from an older blog, originally published on October 24th, 2012] Undoubtedly my favourite scenes throughout the whole film involve the band’s ambitious young manager role-playing […]

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Marathon training: That first run

If all had gone to plan, I’d be sat here now telling you what an awesome time I had beating my personal best at this year’s Wigan 10K. Instead, I’m sat here gloomily anticipating my upcoming knee surgery, and re-posting a piece I originally published on One Small Step, a short blog I updated during my training for […]

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ARCHIVED POST: The four faces of F.E.A.R

I’ve talked plenty about fear in the past; the good, the bad and all that comes in between. [Archived post from an old blog, originally published on June 19th, 2013.] Yet the more I think about it, the only thing that really matters is how to deal with it. Fear exists. It will always exist […]

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