My Week(s): October 13th – 26th

Time has been moving so fast lately and there’s been so much going on that the last two weeks really do feel as though they merged into one.  Still, not to worry, we made it here at last – to my regular list of all the weird and wonderful things that make my life, well, […]

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My Week: Sept. 8th – 14th

Chris Skoyles - Cycling

It’s been a fun and exciting week with lots going on, so let’s dive into it.  Here’s what’s been going on in my life from Saturday, September 8th to Friday, September 14th. 1: What I’m proud of Setting a new personal best in the 10K I ran the Wigan 10K on Sunday and had a […]

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

See It. Feel it. Do It. Visualising success

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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Hitting the one hour mark – A weight off my mind


Isn’t it wonderful how the brain can sometimes remove itself from the body? [Note: This is an archived post taken from One Small Step, a blog I wrote during my training for the 2012 London Marathon] I don’t necessarily mean in any kind of New Age spiritual way, more the way that your mind can completely wander […]

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