Do what you can’t

So often in my life, as i’m sure in many of you reading this also, we are told what we can’t do.

So when i saw below VLOG by Casey Neistat, it really struck a chord with me and i wanted to share.

In recent months and past couple of years i have started many things which people have told me i can’t do, you don’t have the right experience, what do you know about this, blah blah blah.

Here are a few things i have done in past few months and years, with zero experience:

  1. Published my first Mobile App
  2. Started a regular blog here and also a running blog
  3. Started a VLOG on Youtube.
  4. Started running and qualified for World Marathon Majors with just 9 months marathon training.

What amazes me, is that the above 4 are supposed to be the realms for “young” people only.¬†Who said it was just for young people?!?

For me, age is just a number. I may be soon approaching 56, but who’s counting? I most certainly am not.

I didn’t know i could write a book, but i have been writing since December last year and hope to finish in next few months. If it happens, great! If not, so what?

Life is for living, whatever age we are, so lets go live it!

Below is VLOG from Casey, hope you like.

Spreading some festive cheer

For those of you who have been religiously following my blog, not just on Sundays or Bank Holidays, will know that 2016 has been my first full year of running.

I started my marathon training back in January this year for my first ever marathon which was Brighton Marathon in April and my second marathon was Frankfurt Marathon at end of October, where i achieved a qualifying time for London 2018 and I’ve been told should also qualify me for Boston Marathon 2018.

For someone who has never really ran and was utterly hopeless at sports at school, i feel it is an amazing achievement and one that can be achieved by most people, if they want to.

To help celebrate such an amazing year of running, i put together this Christmas running song below with the help of my bro and nephew. All the items listed are what i actually use for my races and training.

I hope you enjoy and share amongst your friends and i look forward to another amazing running year in 2017!