Monthly Archives: January 2016

West Sussex Fun Run League

About a mile and half from the turn around point of today’s out and back along the Sussex coast, I stumbled upon a hoard of runners with race numbers ambling towards me with grins on their faces.  Grins!  True, they … Continue reading

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Wanstead Flats parkrun – a correction

When I last visited Wanstead Flats (at its inaugural run) I described it as a Ronseal parkrun – in Wanstead and Flat. I’ve since been informed that it is not in fact in Wanstead and confirmed today that there is a … Continue reading

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Inclusive exclusivity

About eighteen months ago, I looked down my list of Facebook friends and realised that over forty of them were parkrunners on the parkrun most events table who I only ever saw at inaugural parkruns.  As inaugural parkruns in the … Continue reading

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Bad maths

My run today featured 10 x flat out 50 metres.  As I was run commuting, I decided to convert the instruction into seconds.  “400m takes 2 minutes at my 5k pace”, I thought, “so 50m will take 30 seconds”. Qualified … Continue reading

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Golders Green Glee

You know those runs which you really don’t want to do, make yourself start and then really enjoy?  Tonight’s run was one of them. I very nearly skipped it. A couple of glitches at work meant that I was an … Continue reading

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Balham Blues

You know those runs which you really don’t want to do, make yourself start and then really enjoy?  This wasn’t one of them. But it’s another run I can write “Done” next to in my plan and it adds another … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Runner realises that actually NOT running with an injury can be beneficial to healing.

Originally posted on notmuchofarunner:
A 38 year old, thinning (hair rather than body-type), brunette runner has recently given an exclusive interview to this blog describing essentially how, following the onset of mysterious foot pains that threatened to leave him unable…

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