After Jeffing a Marathon

It takes different people different amounts of time to recover from a marathon. I read to fully recover from a marathon it can take up to six months. Obviously it will be dependent on your fitness on how you trained. Plus of course how you approached the marathon itself. Jeffing is thought to lessen the … Read more

Virtual London Virgin Marathon – The 40th Race

I had agreed to run the Virtual London Virgin Marathon for Winston’s Wish just 4 weeks before the big day. I am not great at training for anything but had been running regularly and followed advice from the tapering weeks. Kit for the Virtual London Marathon The big trouble with not training properly for a … Read more

Tapering 3 Weeks Before a Marathon

Tapering is the term for slowing things down in the lead up to a race. It is in order to let your body rest and repair so it can work at its full potential on the big day. By the actual definition of the word it also means gradually. 3 Weeks to Go to the … Read more

Jeffing Training for a Marathon in a Month

Winston's Wish Running Vest

I have searched around and there’s no posts on training for a marathon in a month, even jeffing. It just isn’t recommended. In fact the jeffing marathon training in the last month says run 26 miles on that first week and then taper it down – which is no good for someone like me who … Read more