Running bored?

We’re still in strange times as runners. Many of you will still be pounding the streets, keeping your mileage up, having trained for...

What’s working?

How’s your running going? How do you know? Which measures do you use? How far? How fast? How it feels? Whichever measure you use, make...

Let yourself thrive

The plant in the picture is two and a half years old. It was bought for me as a Christmas gift from a child in my last class and started...

Olympic counting

The Olympic Games 2020 have started! Did you know that if you ran all of the ‘pure’ running finals in the Olympics, you’d cover just over...

Not what you thought?

Has anyone ever really surprised you? Not in a ‘their Insta-life looks so perfect’ way, but in a genuinely, ‘can’t believe that’s them’...

All change!

Three times this week I have been looked at straight in the eye and asked, “Are you sure?!” and three times the answer has been,...

Are you too…?

Are you too old/slow/unfit/overweight to run? No. No you’re not. By allowing ridiculous stereotypes to judge you before you’ve even...

Motivation

Several autumn races have been cancelled this week, including the usually popular Abingdon Marathon and the rescheduled Wokingham Half...

What’s in your way?

What is it that sabotages your plans? Covid restrictions? Cash? Barbed wire? I know that I can sabotage myself, too. By thinking I can’t...