Category Archives: Running

parkrun reports: Bicester, Gloucester North and Little Stoke

As part of my 40 Before 40 I’ve been on the road in recent weeks ticking off some parkrun tourism. Here’s a brief rundown (pun intended) of the last three… Bicester parkrun – 16th April (inaugural) A quick stop-off on … Continue reading

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Run Report: Paris Marathon

I’ve written before, somewhere on this blog, that you can’t negotiate with a marathon. When you get to the start line of a 26.2 mile run you’ve either done the training or you haven’t. I hadn’t. So let’s not make … Continue reading

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Run Report: parkrun Bois de Boulogne

I couldn’t go to Paris for the marathon (review to follow!) without taking part in the newly established Paris parkrun in the city park of Bois de Boulogne. The locals haven’t quite got to grips with parkrun yet and so … Continue reading

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Can I Run 26.2 Miles For Fun?

Paris Marathon in 9 days. Brighton Marathon in 23 days. And right now the last thing I feel like doing is running, let alone for 26.2 miles. It’s safe to say I really haven’t been committed to this training cycle. … Continue reading

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Every Day Is A School Day (part 1)

It’s an old adage, that every day is a school day, but a true one. Even more so when you spend the day in a classroom, which is what I did last weekend as I started the Coach in Running … Continue reading

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