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Woldingham to Wimbledon

Last year was a great year of running for me. I maintained a daily mile streak, and at least one official marathon each calendar month (16 in total). 3,650 more words


The North Downs Way 

Last autumn I hiked quite a bit of the North Downs Way. My plan was to hike the whole path in day trips out of London – and that still is my plan! 1,637 more words


Some big goals 

A month or so ago I signed up to this:

My first 50 miler. Some background – I started running almost five years ago now but not seriously until I went out to Ireland to work 3 years ago, and with nothing to do and knowing nobody, bought a new pair of trainers and started running (and blogging!) 394 more words


Dublin marathon week 11 - 18 miles

Dublin marathon is creeping ever closer – only two more weeks until the taper now!

This week went much better than the last two, despite still having a pretty horrific work week which left me very stressed. 877 more words


Time to use this blog

It’s been an awful long time since my last post (in fact almost a year)
Reason being that it’s a bit of a farce to write a blog on running when you haven’t run for about a year (18th of May 2015 was when my injury presented itself, even writing that is painful, a whole bloody year). 371 more words

North Downs Way

North Downs Way 100 2016

Apparently when I was about 4 years old I wanted to be a midwife. I have no recollection of this; I have many vivid memories of early childhood but my ambitions to help bring more humans into the world is both at odds with my temperament and completely missing from my memory bank. 4,866 more words


A weekend on the North Downs Way, or, The difference some pack weight makes...

And so, after much internet planning frustration (it’s startling how difficult it is to find train stations a convenient weekend’s walk apart with a campsite in-between on the National Trails), we had a plan to get away for the weekend and to try out the shiny new tent.   692 more words