On Lap Challenge Races and my latest adventures at Ranscombe

If I had the kind of family who had any interest in joining me on my distance running exploits, The Ranscombe Challenges are the one event I have done that I would feel really happy bringing them along to. Unlike ‘Proper’ marathons they are not set length events, instead they have a time limit, during … More On Lap Challenge Races and my latest adventures at Ranscombe

The strange and delusional habits of the running afflicted.

Runners can be an eccentric bunch. I like to use the word eccentric rather than downright deranged in this context, because I am talking strange habits, not the whole marathon/ultra, speed, early morning, taking yourself to the edge of exhaustion thing that so many non runners find particularly difficult to understand. This week I am … More The strange and delusional habits of the running afflicted.