Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bedford parkrun

Today, I met up with Fortnight Flo at Bedford parkrun.  Two and a half gently undulating tarmac laps.  A pleasant relief after last week’s hill climb at Ashton Court. And check out these splits!  Mile 1: 11:11 Mile 2: 11:10 … Continue reading

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Plain Crazy

This race, put on by the Royal British Legion (Warminster) as a fund-raiser, is a little bit of a lucky dip.  For a start, it takes place between Christmas and New Year, so the weather is unpredicatable.  Last year was … Continue reading

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Of mud and knolls

Not far from the lighthouse is a knoll.  A very tempting looking knoll that has been calling my name.  So when my OH suggested a walk, I knew exactly where I wanted to go.  My nice direct route there was … Continue reading

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Vertical living

We spent Christmas in a lighthouse on the Somerset coast, which meant lots and lots of steps. The main living area (TV, tea and toast) was on the ground floor, the bedroom 21 steps up on the first floor, the … Continue reading

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Ashton Court parkrun

Ashton Court parkrun.  You start at the bottom of a hill.  You run up it.  You run down it.  You collapse in a wheezing heap.  It is far and away the toughest parkrun that I’ve done. But the views from the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

That was it really.

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Poole parkrun…is this the end?

My days as a parkrun nomad are over.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not giving up on parkrun, nor am I settling down with one parkrun for the rest of time.  I will still be planning holidays around parkruns and … Continue reading

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