Festive Running

With Christmas falling on a Sunday this year, the festive weekend meant a double Parkrun, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas Eve had one of the largest turnouts I’ve seen at Guildford with over 400 runners. Fairly tough conditions with a muddy course and an icy wind, saw me finish in around 21:45, so not … More Festive Running

Disney Dreaming…

This time 12 months ago I was in the middle of training for my first runDisney races, the Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World, Florida.  It was hard work, but the training paid off and I loved the event.  No return journey for me next year, but it’s definitely an event I’d like to do … More Disney Dreaming…

Keeping it steady..

Since the Royal Parks Half marathon, and after a couple of easier weeks, I’ve settled into a steady running pattern.  With no booked race until the Surrey Half in March,  it’s just been a case of clocking up the miles.  Roughly covering 25-30 miles a week; made up of a few easier runs; 10-11 miles … More Keeping it steady..

Surrey Badger Half

After enjoying the Hard As Snails 10k , I decided to look for another race to enter.  Not wanting the pressure (or being in the right shape) of hitting a PB, I avoided looking at road races.  I finally came across the Surrey Badger Half.  In their own words: This fantastic event in the beautiful Mole Valley in … More Surrey Badger Half

Hard As Snails 10k

Just over 8 weeks after Brighton Marathon, with training once again going ok having increased my base mileage to roughly 30 miles a week and introduced more cross training, I thought it was perhaps time to enter another race. The aptly titled Hard As Snails 10k, is a local race in Guildford, starting just over … More Hard As Snails 10k