Yesterday I ran my 100th Parkrun. It was on the same course that I ran my first one on the 3rd of August 2013. There was some debate as to whether I was going to run at Tilgate where it all began, or Horsham where I now run about half the time. Horsham is the home … More 100 and still going.
During the Christmas period I was lucky enough to be invited to an impromptu dinner party. It was really rather good with a delicious chilli and some rather posh and pleasant mince pies. Of course there was terribly grown up and civilized conversation with no swearing or toilet humour involved… erm well not much… er… … More Running contradictions.
I am not sure if I am positive about people trying to achieve something because I am a runner, or I am a runner because I am positive? Probably a question that I will never be able to answer. An incident on Sunday made me think about my positive outlook when I ended up at … More Positivity vs Negativity
After I had completed my first Half marathon I was already a regular Parkrunner but I needed some incentive. I felt like I had hit a bit of a dead end. PB’s were not coming easy, winter was upon us and there was no great looming event to get in shape for. I had stopped … More Parkruns and Running Clubs
If I ever get divorced Parkrun will be cited in the proceedings. Like so many other people it has changed my life, and given me back something that was crushed out of me during school PE lessons. I hated exercise at school, was rubbish at team games, not very competitive, and often felt humiliated by over … More Parkrun