Monthly Archives: May 2011

The nicest runners you’ve never met.

The BUPA London 10k took place today, attended by many j*athoners, including: fairweatherrunner shazruns helsbels runorgocrazy fortnightflo oldbagrunning/plustenner and yours truly, who ran it in an hour and five minutes.  Without the support of these (and many other Janathoners), I … Continue reading

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Running with Ron Hill

When I ran the Bedfont Lakes parkrun back in February, I got talking to a parkrunner called Ron Hill (no, not the Ron Hill) who had decided to spice up his journey to his 100th parkrun by trying out new … Continue reading

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Where have my words gone?

If they aren’t back soon, I’m scuppered, for Juneathon is only six sleeps away.

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Wanstead Flats parkrun

The lure of a brand new parkrun for the second week in a row proved too strong to resist, and this morning saw me driving across London to Wanstead Flats parkrun. If Wanstead Flats were a diy product, it would … Continue reading

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Running out of excuses

I didn’t run on Monday.  I meant to.  I took my kit to the office so I could run home.  And then I remembered that I was going to see Uncaged Monkeys at the Hammersmith Apollo.  Rats. I didn’t run … Continue reading

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Run, bike, swim

Just not all on one day. You may remember that I rashly said that I would do three structured runs each week as part of my training for Bupa London 10k which is coming up far, far too soon. The … Continue reading

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I’ve just signed up for a 2.25mile swim in the Thames in July.  What was I thinking?

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