This week I was reminded of a valuable lesson I learned early in my running career. What’s even better is that my daughter learned the same lesson. Things conspired against me over the weekend and when Sunday morning came I was not inspired to run. I knew I did not have enough time to do … More Everyone would be doing it!
One thing I noticed when coming back to writing my blog. It’s not as easy as it used to be and I couldn’t quite work out why. I know when I have been off running for a while due to injury it takes time to get back on it but, writing is not the same … More Practising Practice
I know, I know…… It’s been bloody ages and last time I wrote I left you in the middle of a story. The tale of my last marathon, I will get there and finish it. It may take some time but even if I only have just about 50 subscribers it’s still unfair to leave … More A little bit lost.
Stand back I’m about to do ‘science’ The Wednesday before last I was chatting about when we run, and how friendly runners are who run at different times. In my usual compulsive not at all thought through way I constructed a very brief survey and posted it on ukrunchat with the promise that I would … More Questioning Camaraderie!
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.