Dress for mile two

Overheating, being freezing cold or soaked to the skin can be enough to turn off even the most dedicated runners. It doesn’t really matter what time of the day or even which season it is, being over or underdressed on your run is at best uncomfortable. When you...
Is run commuting for me?

Is run commuting for me?

Over the years I?ve gone through periods of commuting to work by walking, bicycle, train, car and motorcycle. But I?ve never run commuting to work, before today. I?ve been running regularly for a year and I?m always keen to fit in a run when (family allows) I can....
My longest run to date, 18.51 miles

My longest run to date, 18.51 miles

Excuse for a breather on the canal bridgeLower Rivington Reservoir Saturday’s long run was and up and out early, started at 06:30 with a fine drizzle to keep cool, finished in the sunshine. I planned to run a half in whatever time I took, go easy and just enjoy...
Late Afternoon Run 17-07-2020

Late Afternoon Run 17-07-2020

This is a loop I run from home win Wigan. I like to mix up the loop clockwise/anti-clockwise, this gives me a chance to enjoy the uphill sections that each direction offers.I had hoped for rain but alas, there was none. Pause for a selfie in Mesnes Park,...
Running only became fun when I started taking it seriously

Running only became fun when I started taking it seriously

It was only when I set and achieved some basic goals that I got hooked on running. On and off over a few years I tried to get into running, it never felt right. Without any clue what I was doing, I threw myself into it. I suffered the pain of shin splints. Even to the...

W01D2 – Start of Marathon Training

Well this crept up on me. 30 minutes of kettle bell, dumbbells, planks, floor stretches, jumping. My only exercise for months is running so this came as a welcome change. Bet I’ll say different in the morning.
RunAintree 10k

RunAintree 10k

Run Aintree was my first ever 10k race. In fact, other than the park run last weekend it’s my second organised event. Duration Distance Calories Link 00:50:17 min km kcal...