Category Archives: Races

Hastings Half (19/03/2017) & Darwen Half (02/04/2017)

There was little time for reflection after my result at the Bath Half Marathon and the races were coming thick and fast, hence this bulk report on three races. Hastings Half Marathon immediately followed and with my current form, I … Continue reading

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Bath Half Marathon (12/03/2017)

I was in two minds about racing the week before Bath Half Marathon and I made a late decision to do the Ron Hill Accrington 10k. As my main focus was on the half marathon I didn’t taper for this … Continue reading

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20 Years & 58,447 Miles of Running

This month I shall pass a small landmark; 20 years of running. I’ve been sifting through my old training logs, dated back to May 1998. It’s been interesting looking back, even helping me feel reinvigorated about my running; as if … Continue reading

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Blackburn Winter Warmer 10k (05/02/2017)

Training has continued to progress nicely and I banked over 400 miles in January, with lots of quality sessions and decent paced runs. Our group at Blackburn Harriers is the strongest it’s been for a number of years and I’ve … Continue reading

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Four Villages Half Marathon (15/01/2017) & Video (This Is Ben Fish)

The year has got off to a great start and my training has been going well since late November, so I was really looking forward to getting in a race, which was the Four Villages Half Marathon in Helsby, near … Continue reading

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Ribble Valley 10k (27/12/2016)

I decided against doing the Wilmslow 10k and focused on nailing the training. The past six weeks have gone well, only catching a bit of a cold that had no lasting effect, so I was optimistic of getting in a decent … Continue reading

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Cheshire 10k (12/11/2016)

After a relatively successful October, I decided to have a bit of downtime for 10 days before refocusing on a winter of shorter distances. I won’t be testing my ankle on the cross country, so I’ve decided on 10k’s, as … Continue reading

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