It's all running's fault!

Carrots and Gauntlets: This year I aim to get a sub 20 minute 5k, be that Parkrun or otherwise. I aim to get a 43minute 10K. At Half Marathon my pb is 1hr 35  so I would like to see that drop to 1hr 30.With the full Marathon, my target for Manchester next spring is sub 3hr 30. My target for Snowdon, this October, is sub 4. And at Chester a few... READ MORE

  • Dec1420169:25 p.m.

    Experiments in Ultra running... Latest

    Yesterday was the first day of my training programme for the Manchester Marathon, I start this new journey with several known facts:

    1. I have 16 weeks till Man...


  • Dec0620167:54 p.m.

    Gently does it...

    I have to say I was a bit shocked when I checked what day my 16 week training programme for Manchester begins... Next Monday!! There was me thinking I had most...

  • Nov27201610:32 p.m.

    2016, as it turns out, a year of injury!

    Hello all you wonderful buzzers. Well I see I haven't blogged since Snowdon,  a few weeks of very little running followed. Not for any reason apart from...

  • Nov0220169:04 p.m.

    Snowdon, stuff of legend…

    Sorry everyone for the length of this blog, but hey, you don't have to read it! Here goes... The Snowdon Marathon has been growing in popularity over recent...

  • Oct1720165:04 p.m.

    Chester, what a weekend!

    Two weeks late, sorry. I started this blog then my computer packed up and had to be sent to the menders. Now it’s back to its former good health I will...

  • Sep2420161:32 p.m.

    Parkrun progress!

    Anyone who knows me, knows I love Parkrun. Everything about it as an event, an organisation, an ethos, chimes completely with me and I don’t think I will...


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