Stories inspired by running in Norfolk and beyond

Beckie Clarke founder of Run 0 to 30 minutes is a rebel with a cause – to help people in Norfolk get into running

Beckie Clarke is on a mission to convince people in Norfolk that they can run. Beckie from Taverham is behind a new initiative called Run 0 to 30 minutes to encourage people to take up running as a means to… Continue Reading →

What next now that the Broadland Half Marathon has been cancelled?

We will be back – vows Broadland Half Marathon organiser So the beast from the East has unleashed its mighty roar ripping havoc into this weekend’s planned running events and putting paid to this year’s Broadland Half Marathon. In as… Continue Reading →

The Beast from the East – Three reasons why I’m not running in the snow

There are no medals for running in the snow Winter is Coming, the Beast from the East has arrived, the wolves are running, no hang on that last one’s from the Box of Delights, but there are sound reasons why… Continue Reading →

How I’m adding cross training to my running programme

There are three certainties in my running programme right now – that I run on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Well actually that I run on Tuesdays, Sundays and either Thursdays or Fridays as it turned out this week. For the… Continue Reading →

Why I can’t put off trying to run faster anymore

Running faster is at the top of my wish list for 2018 Happy belated New Year! With January comes the typical New Year, new you type of thoughts which for me manifested itself as a wish to pick up the… Continue Reading →

Runnorfolk – have I got this thing right?

I’ve not posted much on this blog recently. But I think about it a lot. One of the things at the top of my mind is whether I should call it something else. After all there is Run Norwich now… Continue Reading →

Why the Wissey Half Marathon took more out of me than I thought

Wissey Half Marathon was the one I’d be training for. After completing Run Norwich in an Ok-ish 52 minutes, it was time to press on and go for the half. It’s a nice event at Wissey. You start very near… Continue Reading →

Run Norwich, Elvis, and me

At the end of Run Norwich there was Elvis. The garlanded King of Rock and Roll lookalike was getting all the cheers as my Run Norwich race was drawing to a close. But as I came up Rampant Horse Street… Continue Reading →

A last minute reccy of the Run Norwich route

Run Norwich 2017 is almost here. You’ve done your training, now it’s race time. I’ve run it for the last two years – but last year was pretty tough for me so last Sunday, a week before the race, I teamed… Continue Reading →

Meet the marathonmaps start-up putting Run Norwich runners’ races on the map

If you’re getting ready for Run Norwich on Sunday then good luck with your final preparations! I’ve picked up my race pack – though I can’t believe I forgot to order a new running shirt when I signed up, so… Continue Reading →

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