Blog: running

23 Dec 2020
I started this year without much in the way of goals or resolutions. Just as well really, given what 2020 has brought for us all.
13 Jul 2020
It took me 2 years to get from my first Parkrun to my 50th, and just over 2 years to get from 50 to 100. That might suggest a steady plod, running more or less every other week on average, but it’s been anything but that.
3 Sep 2019
Exploring new running routes in Lewes - a first trip North along the Ouse, with a few wrong turns and some nettles.
16 Jun 2018
A few weeks ago, I ran my first marathon. Having had a bit of time to mentally process the experience, I want to attempt to capture my thoughts and feelings of the day.
8 Feb 2018
For such a simple sport, people can really make running complicated. Fancy shoes, performance fabrics, nutrition supplements, and GPS watches all give us opportunities to spend money, while there’s a whole industry devoted to thinking up ever more inventive training regimes.
12 Sep 2017
I recently reached a goal that, for a long time, I never knew existed, and never imagined I'd care about. I’ve made it to 50 Parkruns. I’ve been there, and done that, although I haven't got the T-shirt yet.
15 Sep 2016
Why do we put ourselves through the pain of riding bikes up hills, just to ride down them again? Is cycling a different form of masochism from running?
11 Sep 2016
Tips for becoming a better runner, from someone who isn’t a very good runner
1 Jun 2016
What to do when your phone thinks you’ve run faster than any human in history