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Well done Catton Park Run 200! But alas another run fail for Mr Nearly Ran

8.10am – Wife: ‘Aren’t you going for a parkrun this morning?’ Me: ‘Urrgghh – yep, going on my way’ Exit for kitchen, sound of kettle being switched on. 8:21: Me: ‘Cup of tea, for you’ 8:34: Me (shouts upstairs to… Continue Reading →

A little bit of Unthank Road atop a Welsh Brynn and why I didn’t run the Swansea Half Marathon

I’ve just come back from a trip to Wales – Reynoldston in Gower, South Wales, to be precise. It was great, we stayed in Hills Farmhouse a lovely farm cottage with views towards the bays, somewhere beyond the mist and clouds I… Continue Reading →

Weight for it – my real running goal revealed

How do you incorporate weight training into your running programme? When I signed up to the Wissey Half Marathon I had a secret running goal in mind, to shed some weight. The training has been going pretty well. I’m managing… Continue Reading →

Let’s be brief the trouble with running is its pants!

Why can’t you buy running briefs anymore? A friend of mine posted a very interesting question on Facebook this week. He was going away for three nights and thus wanted to know that all important question – how many pairs… Continue Reading →

Guest Blog: Why it’s time to say goodbye to the dorgs at Norwich parkrun

Man’s best friend gets the boot at Eaton Park and there’s a wolf about.. or is there, wonders Milton Lindsay Spring is in the air and a middle-aged (56-year-old) man’s thoughts turn to…remembering to put the clock forward, making sure… Continue Reading →

The foot towel at the bottom of the stairs

For me the best time to write, I’ve found, is straight after a run, when my mind is bursting with ideas. For my wife, it’s probably about 11pm when everyone is in bed, as she’s been left all morning with… Continue Reading →

Can you run in Norwich at lunchtime if you’re a coffee shop entrepreneur?

Do you run during your work lunch hour?   I’ve read enough to know that you should vary the times that you run, not least because it’s no good only running in the evenings when you are training for a… Continue Reading →

Happy Mother’s Day Agnes – you kept your family together and we kept your name

 Agnes was only 45 when she died. She was a mother to six children, and lived for all her life in an area of Norwich known as Pockthorpe – the bit from Bull Close then around Barrack Street up to… Continue Reading →

I’ve got a new toy – but will this running app make me a better runner?

It is my new toy. A lot of people swear by running apps and I used to track my runs using a Strava app which would give instant updates of how far I’d been etc – much to the annoyance… Continue Reading →

Run one, miss one…run one…why a regular training schedule is proving elusive

It’s been a bad week to be self-employed in the UK apparently as ‘Spreadsheet Phil’ moved to plug a gap in funding by targeting those who work for themselves. But for me, being my own boss is bringing its own… Continue Reading →

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