runmaggiecooper

The life of a runner, mother, radiopharmacist and vicar's wife – that's me!

Excalibur Marathon

Yesterday I ran in the Excalibur Marathon. This was the craziest marathon I have and probably ever will run in. Partly due to the almost complete lack of training for … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

20 Miles and more

It was meant to be a nice relaxed 20 mile practice run in the hills of North Wales. A preparation for our marathon along almost the same route in 2 … Continue reading

May 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Am I crazy? I entered a trail marathon

When you take on the challenge of a marathon, it’s always good to be prepared – put in the groundwork, the miles on the road, know your nutrition strategy and … Continue reading

May 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

Running the canals of Birmingham

I had to go to Birmingham this week for a meeting. I didn’t think that I would get much chance to do any running and, if the opportunity did arise, … Continue reading

April 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sub 20 parkrun

It’s been some time since I went under 20 minutes at parkrun. In fact, it was in January last year when I was quite fit. I ran 19.31 at Princes … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Dungeon and Heswall Dales

I bought a book of circular walks in the Wirral. The idea was that we would walk some of the routes as a family and then I would go back … Continue reading

April 11, 2016 · 2 Comments

Running or Tree Hugging?

I didn’t think it had been raining all that much – not compared to normal. Normal was raining every day, or at least at some point during the day, for … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 1 Comment