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June 19, 2020

Can You Get Faster By Running Slower?

Its easy to think that the harder you work out the fitter you’ll get. I remember when I first started running I got faster with […]
February 20, 2020

#12in12 – Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon 2020 – The One With Storm Dennis

Well, as races go, the build-up to this one has got to be one of the most stressful I’ve ever had. I’ve been following a […]
January 22, 2020

Snetterton 10k 2020 #12in12

I’ll be honest, I had high hopes for this one. Over the last couple of years, my race times have declined dramatically. Not having actually […]
October 31, 2019

Trowse 10k 2019 – The Slow One I’m Still Proud Of

It’s been 3 years since I last ran the Trowse 10k. Coinciding, I would guess, with the time that they moved the run from Easter […]
October 11, 2019

Marriott’s Way 10k 2019 – The Very Wet One

The weekend just gone was shaping up to be a busy one. It was the opening weekend of Norwich Cocktail Week, on Saturday we were […]
July 30, 2019

Run Norwich 2019 #RN19

Ah, Run Norwich. Every year I wonder why I keep signing up for you? Is it that I feel I deserve some kind of mid-summer […]
May 10, 2019

Island Run 10k 2019

Last year I headed back to the place I grew up, the Isle of Sheppey, to complete the Island Run 10k for the first time. […]
October 8, 2018

Marriott’s Way 10k 2018 – The Tale of the Dead Watch

One day I will start a race story with the words “I was feeling well trained and confident”. Sadly this is not that day. Marriott’s […]
August 7, 2018

Run Norwich 10k 2018 #RN18

This year was the 4th year Run Norwich has taken place, the 4th year I’ve run it, and my slowest one yet. Year one was […]
May 10, 2018

Island Run 10k 2018

This Bank Holiday weekend just gone saw me preparing to run my first 10k since August last year. And when I say my first 10k, […]
April 13, 2018

Have Phone, Will Run

Do you like to listen to music while you run? Back when I started running I spent some time coming up with a running playlist on […]
January 3, 2018

#Janathon Day 3 – Life Lessons from Failure

We’re 3 days in and I’ve considered whether I should just ditch Janathon completely. I’ve already failed on 2 days, but that’s 2 days out […]