Looking forward to looking back on having run a marathon
18 Mar 2018
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
17 Feb 2016
Running in the rain isn't that bad. Once you've started, you get used to it pretty quickly. You're probably going to have a shower when you get home anyway, and the shower feels so much nicer if you're coming in from the cold.
23 Sep 2015
In the last year or so, I've started getting into running, and while I definitely wouldn't call myself a proper runner, I'm improving.
9 Jun 2015
I must confess to being mildly obsessed with my Strava statistics. I love knowing how steep the hills are that I've ridden up, and how many hundreds of people are faster or slower than me. One of the features I like is the ability to set yourself weekly goals for cycling and running.