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Little steps....

4 miles!!! I ran 4 miles last night. Non stop. In the dark. With all the ‘proper’ runners!!!!

I bit the bullet and went along to the local running club, the Hogweed Trotters. 290 more words

How running with others has made me a better runner—and friend

Strange things start to happen when you run with others. Long miles spent sweating, complaining and rejoicing accomplishments only another runner can understand (negative splits!) lead you down roads you don’t expect. 439 more words

Running Partners

See the art. Run the art. Be the art

Training can be trying, especially when it involves steep hills tackled at speed again and again and again. I’m halfway through my personalised programme, prepared for me by… 398 more words


The Complete Book of Running For Women by Claire Kowalchik

A throwback review from when I was still a newbie runner and this was one of the first running books I ever read.

4/5 stars. 526 more words

4 Star

In this mile

If you read my last post, you know that my confidence in my running ability has dipped into single digits. For this week’s scheduled 9 miler, I knew I would have to draw on resources beyond my own and play some serious mind games to get it done. 886 more words

It can also tell the time

Just look around at the start of a race and everywhere there are raised hands and mass beepings. No, it’s not a polite queue for the toilets. 320 more words


My 50th parkrun, new shoes & earphones!

On Saturday I ran my 50th parkrun – all 50 of them have been at Sewerby (nr Bridlington, East Yorkshire).  I started in 2012 with six runs, just four in 2013, but then in October 2014 I decided to go back and stick to it.  428 more words