Blog Posts - Barcelona Marathon



Hanson's Marathon Method Week 1 Plan

Week 1 of my Hanson's method training for Barcelona Marathon 2015 is nearly here. Below will be my Week 1 training. I have taken out a normal run and added speed training as I feel I have the running base needed to do this. Also I'm a little scared t...

Hansons Marathon Method

On the 10th November it will be exactly 18 weeks until I run Barcelona Marathon again. My first goal was to try and finish in 3 hours, 59 minutes and 59 seconds or less. This would be quite a challenge seeing as my best marathon time stands at 4 hour...

The Marathon Oscars!

After running Barcelona and Rome marathons last week, which were organised completely differently from each other, I decided to rate each marathon I've run out of 10 for different categories. It's kind of like the Marathon Oscars. I invite commen...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Mar 26, 2014

Barcelona Marathon 2014!

The night before the marathon was a little different than usual. I had a lovely meal of codfish and tomato salad. It tasted delicious :-) However at around 9pm my stomach wasn't feeling so good! By 10:30pm I realised that I probably had food poi...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Mar 18, 2014

Barcelona Marathon Weekend will be Hot!

Weather This Weekend, Mar 14 Next Weekend > Friday Mar 14 Partly sunny and delightful16° Lo 10°RealFeel® 19° / Lo 6°more Saturday Mar 15 Mostly sunny and pleasant19° Lo 10°RealFeel® 19° / Lo 7°more Sunday Mar 1...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Mar 11, 2014

Long Run Before Barcelona!

My long run for Barcelona is now done and out of the way :-) I ran 26k this time which is much more than I did for Copenhagen last year! I have done so much training the last few months and feel in the best shape and am ready to run my slowest...

4 Weeks until Barcelona Marathon and 5 Weeks until Rome!

 It's been a little while since I've last written here! I've been very busy with my training and also setting up my new business More Than Tourism. I thought today would be a great day to catch up as it's now only 4 weeks until Barcelona marathon an...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Feb 16, 2014

2014 Race Plan

I can't believe I have almost all of my races planned out for 2014! Here's the list:- (so far) 16th March 2014 - Barcelona Marathon 23rd March 2014 - Rome Marathon 4th August 2014 - Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Half Marathon 14th Septem...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Dec 26, 2013

Two Marathons in One Week!

And so I'm out of the running for a London Marathon place again! When I found out I was pretty sad so I automatically began looking for some other running goal to cheer myself up. I am already signed up for Rome on 23rd March 2014 so started cons...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Sep 29, 2013

It's Funny How Quickly Plans Can Change!

Maybe I could get a medal like this :-) I was just re-reading my old blog post from 2nd December 2011 50 marathons, 50 cities, before I'm 50 and looking at my planned marathons from that time. This is how they looked 6 months ago:- May 2011 - Cope...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on May 16, 2012

Gran Canaria Marathon Wins!

Gran Canaria Marathon wins over Valencia and I will be running it if I can get cheap flights down there. This is because I don't have any accommodation costs as one of the most WONDERFUL people I have met in a long time has invited me to stay with t...

My Marathon Wish List for the Next Year!

Madrid Memories My plan is now to become a 'Marathon Maniac' like my friend Paul from 50 is the new 30. All I have to do is run 3 marathons in 90 days. I'm not sure if I can do that this year or not. There is a marathon not far from me on October...
by Beginners Guide to a Marathon on Apr 27, 2012

barcelona marathon 2011

I’m sure that the runners would have preferred a slightly cooler Sunday morning to run around Barcelona, but for the thousands lining the streets to cheer on the athletes, it was perfect. With over 15,000 taking part this year, it was impressive to...
by kmapostcards on Mar 7, 2011

kmapostcards just got bigger!

Apart from bringing you a light-hearted and informative look at Catalonia, kmapostcards is happy to announce that we have launched two new pages on our blog. The FEATURES page has guides to some of the best places to visit and things to do in the reg...
by kmapostcards on Feb 16, 2011


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