Monthly Archives: May 2014

Buckingham and Highbury Fields parkruns

Two Saturdays, two very different parkrun experiences. Buckingham parkrun – 17 May 2014 After two weeks of recovery, it was time to see whether I could run again.  My training plan called for a very easy parkrun, my Saturday was … Continue reading

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Recovering, one day at a time.

Thames Path 100 broke me, but the body is an amazing contraption with mind-boggling powers of self-repair, and over the ten days it has been gradually putting itself back together again and preparing for the next great adventure. TP100 +1 … Continue reading

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#TP100 – Race Report

I timed out somewhere around mile 83.  By then, my pace had slowed to two miles an hour, and I needed to be covering ground at three miles an hour to make Oxford by 2pm.  If you’d been on hand … Continue reading

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#TP100: DNF

I wanted it so much and I tried so hard, but today was not my day. I have been chewed up and spat out and I’m broken. I’m also profoundly grateful to Kate and Norm, without whom I would have … Continue reading

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This time tomorrow…

…I will be on my way from Richmond to Oxford along the Thames Path. I’d better go and get my stuff ready.

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