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Stand and deliver; your medal or your life! Banditry at the Thames Meander Half Marathon

Forgive me, run directors, for I have sinned.  Today, I bandit ran the Thames Meander Half Marathon and even stole some bling. It wasn’t meant to be this way.  When I left the house this morning, my plan was to … Continue reading

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Chasing buggies

Kingston parkrun is, when dry, a perfectly buggy friendly course.  After heavy rain, however, it’s a different story.  The first and last sections (which between them make up about half the course) are firm and flat – well maintained towpath … Continue reading

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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 1)

The two most common questions that I’m asked when people find out that I’m a bit of a parkrun tourist are “Which is your favourite parkrun?” and “Don’t they all blur into one?” I have many favourite parkruns and I … Continue reading

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Adventures in volunteering

Before today, I had only ever volunteered at Wimbledon parkrun, where the volunteer rota is usually filled up about three weeks in advance.  As a dyed-in-the-wool tourist with a fondness for inaugural runs, I find myself hesitating to volunteer, as … Continue reading

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Kingston parkrun

On Saturday, I woke up determined to repay a little more of my viceathon debt.  The plan?  Find a local-ish parkrun.  Run to it.  Run round it.  Run home. After a bit of research, I decided that my best bet … Continue reading

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A tale of many parkrunners

I can’t seem to start this blog.  It’s happened before, when I have so many things that I want to say, that I can’t actually find the words to say them.  If I use my backspace key one more time, … Continue reading

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Hot, hot, hot!

I had a really nice day today.  I drove to Bushy Park for nine o’clock for the start of the longest parkrun.  Given that the furthest I’ve run in a day is 10km, and that today was going to be … Continue reading

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