Author Archives: alydixon

A quick update

It’s been a while… I can’t believe it’s only 2 weeks until this year’s London Marathon, where did that year go?! I bet that there are many of you wishing that you could push the date back and have another … Continue reading

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Her name is…

All in all if I said the whole Rio experience was beyond brilliant it would be an understatement. I know it sounds cheesy and far fetched but it was everything I had dreamed it would be and then about 100 … Continue reading

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Rio – the race…

The big one, the Olympic Marathon 2016… I had spent the last 3 months trying to convince myself that it was just any other race so that I didn’t get too worked up about it and waste too much nervous … Continue reading

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Catch up…

NB: I wrote this back in July before heading out to Brazil but never got round to posting it.    I can’t believe how fast time has gone by, it seems like just yesterday that I was running down The … Continue reading

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Dreams do come true…

Wow…what a few days!! I don’t really know where to start. I’M GOING TO THE OLYMPICS!!! 25 years of hard work and dreaming, all came to fruition on and boy does it feel good!! Since crossing the finish line in … Continue reading

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If not now, when? If not me, who?

26.2 miles, 5,109 footsteps, 25,500 heart beats, 36,000 people – The Virgin Money London Marathon – the World’s greatest marathon. This year, for a select few, it’s extra special as it doubles as the GB Olympic trials. The first two … Continue reading

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Dealing with disappointment…

We’ve all been there, you’ve put in the training, you’re fired up and raring to go but for whatever reason it’s just does go right on the day. Last Saturday I represented GB in the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships … Continue reading

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