Monthly Archives: March 2013

I may* live to regret this…

…but as I volunteered for more than eight hours at this year’s Thames Path 100, I have guaranteed entry into next year’s race… …and I have just emailed the race director to say “Yes, please!” *will almost certainly

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Thames Path 100 (mile 65)

I spent Saturday night in a marquee in Walton-on-Thames volunteering at the Thames Path 100. That hadn’t been the plan.  The plan had been to spend the night in a nice cosy village hall in Streatley, but flooding meant that … Continue reading

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It was all going so well…

…that I caught myself thinking I had it sussed. More fool me. I’ve spent the last few weeks juggling.  Fitting in college, OU study, training and my hectic social life* has been a bit like a sliding block puzzle, but … Continue reading

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GU giveaway

Spring marathon season is in full swing, and to celebrate, I have some Jet Blackberry GU Energy Gels to give away. For your chance to win 8 of these tasty* running snacks just email me (with ‘GU Comp’ as the … Continue reading

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Hello sofa, my old friend

I have had a strangely productive day.  I finished and submitted an Open University EMA, met runorgocrazy for a 4 mile easy run, taught a maths* class, and went out for a second run (a speed session I ditched yesterday).  All … Continue reading

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Finsbury parkrun and a City Jogging Tour

Saturday was fun.  It started, as all Saturdays should, with a parkrun, continued with a spot of guided tourism and ended in the company of old friends and even older wine. The parkrun was Finsbury, where I first met Fortnightflo and Shazruns.  … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping in a Lamborghini

My first marathon was disastrous – less a run and more a half marathon with a thirteen mile walk on the end. There were a number of reasons, but essentially it was due to a lack of training. If there’s … Continue reading

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