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Don’t they all blur into one? My journey to the Cowell Club (part 3)

Previously on “My journey to the Cowell Club” I visited lots and lots of parkruns, met oodles and oodles of lovely people, finished last at Old Deer Park and finished first (female) at Highbury Fields. Part 3: Venues 51 to 75 Venue 51 … Continue reading

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Double helpings

Not one, but two parkruns for me today, at Basingstoke and Newbury, both with a jubilee theme. Although I’d found a red top, I hadn’t thought much further than that, so was feeling a little underdressed.  Fortunately, the first person that I spotted … Continue reading

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Netley Abbey parkrun

I clocked up my 15th inaugural parkrun today at Royal Victoria Park in Southampton, and a very unusual inaugural it was too. As a runner, it didn’t really feel at all like an inaugural event.  Eastleigh parkrun has been mothballed … Continue reading

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Thank goodness for parkrun

Have I mentioned that my marathon is nine weeks tomorrow.  Take off the taper, and that leaves six weeks to train.  So what training have I done sine the Janathon meet-up last Saturday? Nothing.  Zip.  Diddly. But Saturday is parkrun … Continue reading

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Gah!

I have so much I want to write.  Why can’t I write it? I got the fidgets.  I booked a room at the Polebarn hotel in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, pretty much on impulse.  I drove down on Friday evening, into a … Continue reading

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