50 weeks without parkrun

Saturday 14th March 2020 - an uneventful muddy morning at Walthamstow parkrun as I plodded around the 5km route in a leisurely time of 34 minutes, not knowing that this would be the last parkrun I would take part in for quite some time! In all honesty, when that first parkrun was cancelled, I was... Continue Reading →

The 40th London Marathon (virtual edition)!

So today was the day of the Virtual London Marathon, something I had been looking forward to and training towards for the last six weeks. With the mass-participation event cancelled, London were allowing participants to put all their training miles to good use and earn their medal by completing the marathon distance on October 4th,... Continue Reading →

100 miles of May

It’s been a crazy couple of months hasn’t it? For me, lockdown came just when I was ramping up all my spring training and getting ready for an enjoyably full calendar of races to look forward to. I’ve always used upcoming races as milestones to base my training around, but with the future of all... Continue Reading →

Running in uncertain times

So, here we are! Its the 1st of May already, and I've now been 'working from home' and doing my best to live under COVID-19 guidelines for around six weeks. For me, it took a little while to adjust to the new way of life. At first, I was frustrated to see my races being... Continue Reading →

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