A quick though on Apple Watch’s turn by turn navigation.
It’s not only very annoying, it’s also dangerously distracting when cycling.
An email from a friend popped into my inbox this week. He’s running the London Marathon on Sunday – his first one.
I am very nervous.
Any advice on hydration on the day? I want to try and be a zen warrior amidst the pre-race hullabaloo. Any advice on the start?
What started as a quick response quickly turned into a longer note as I thought back to a year ago when I was getting ready to lace up for 26.2 miles. I had such fun writing this and thought it might be useful to other first-time marathoners who are getting ready for tomorrow. Continue reading “Tips for running your first marathon”
For years I’ve run along the Thames Towpath between Putney and Hammersmith Bridge and I’ve never paid too much attention to little Beverly Brook that is about half way between the two bridges.
A quick snapshot of the Shard towering over London while waiting for the 521 bus. Post editing done entirely on Snapseed.
7°C and sunny, with a few scattered clouds. 9 miles, 1h20m11s, 8m54s/mile – via Strava
Entirely by accident, I came across the 8 Bit Lane that Disney have set up at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane in London to promote their new flick “Wreck-it Ralph” via good old Twitter. And as I’d planned to head out on one of my favourite runs in London – Tower Bridge to home – I thought I’d combine the two.