Bowl of porridge

Dano’s Two-Minute Porridge Workout

Breakfast! The most important meal of the day so they say and, in the cold winter months, a great choice to kick-start the day. For me, milk and cereal does the trick during the summer months however, on a dark chilly morning, the last thing I want is cold milk in a bowl. This is…

Runners inside Amsterdam Olympic stadium

Amsterdam Marathon: An Olympic Stadium Finish

Marathon number five and my third for 2013 took me to the Netherlands and the IAAF Gold Label rated TCS Amsterdam Marathon. It had been six months since my last full marathon, Vienna City Marathon, so I was a little nervous and unsure of how my body would cope with another 26.2 miles.

Runner with medal

The Great North Run

The Great North Run, the biggest half marathon in the world, was another run I just had to tick off in my fledgling running career. A regular TV event, it was only this year that I finally decided to enter. Not thinking that I would get in, due to how popular it is and being through…

Picture of a runner's shoe

Injury Two Weeks Before Race

After a few weeks off from running despite Amsterdam Half Marathon being this month, I was just getting back into regular running when this morning I kicked my toe against a wall and now have a suspected broken little toe. It is swollen, painful and I can’t put any pressure on it.