Running in the Black Forest, Germany

For our family summer holiday this year, we chose to visit the picturesque Black Forest, looking forward to a week of fresh air, mountain views and getting back to nature. The Black Forest (German: Schwarzwald ) is a large forested mountain range in south-west Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is the source of the Danube and Neckar rivers. First up, before reaching the Black Forest, we had... Continue Reading →

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 →

2019 in review – what a year!

I kicked off 2019 with a New Years Day double parkrun, and haven't looked back! Parkrun was the place that started off my love affair with running, and it just keeps getting better! This year I ran 41 parkruns, in 17 different locations, including my first two international parkruns in Denmark and Germany. I managed... Continue Reading →

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