In which I spend over seven hours running 19 miles and slogging up and down far too many hills and enjoyed every minutes.
We don’t just write a blog. We do some stuff, too!
In the light of all of the suffering and conflict in the world, the death of an old, chronically ill Spaniel isn’t very important, but it leaves a hole in our lives nonetheless.
A five year trip from obese jogger to slightly overweight long-distance runner.
I read Eddie’s blog because it is a stimulus and a challenge to me. When I’m at my best, I like being made to think and to question assumptions. (I phrased it in that way because at my worst, I can be just as defensive and intellectually torpid as the next man.)
My bucket list just got shorter! On Sunday, I did something I’ve wanted to do for thirty odd years – I completed a marathon. The London marathon is a remarkable event and I would encourage anyone to give it a go. I’ve lost count of the number of people who have said to me that […]
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We are half-way through the year and I’m half way through my self-imposed challenge to run 750 miles during the year. The last three months have been rather mixed. I’ve had some weeks where I ran well over twenty miles and then a two-week period in Thailand where I didn’t run at all. During our […]
If you are anything like me, you probably never read the sidebars of blogs. However, despite the fact that I don’t often read sidebars, I have actually put some fairly important information on the side of our blog, that I’d like to highlight, if that’s ok with you. The first thing to say is that […]
This year, I’ve set myself the rather random goal of running 750 miles. Last year, in a good week, I would run about 15 miles and on a bad week a good deal less. By setting the target of 750 miles, I’m basically committing myself to running 14.4 miles a week – which means that […]