parkrun – why I love it so

Just over 5 years ago I became aware (although I can't remember how) of something called "parkrun". I found out that there was one in my local National Trust park, Clumber Park, and that it was in its first few weeks there. I didn't really know what parkrun was or how it worked, but I … Continue reading parkrun – why I love it so

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Shoe review – Saucony Peregrine trail shoes

If you'd told me a few years ago that I'd be writing about trail shoes, I would have laughed out loud. Those who know me know that I absolutely cannot stand mud and dirt, let alone voluntarily running through it. So no-one was more surprised than me when I started looking at trail shoes. Why … Continue reading Shoe review – Saucony Peregrine trail shoes

The Most Run-derful Time of the Year: a runner’s gift guide

I don't know about you, but for me the 'C' word is taboo until  I have seen a certain advert with a shiny red lorry (think popular fizzy drink).  Well, I saw this advert last week and as a result I am on a serious Christmas mission now! Given that our American friends celebrate Thanksgiving … Continue reading The Most Run-derful Time of the Year: a runner’s gift guide

Disneyland Paris Magic Run weekend, part 3 – the half marathon

OK folks, here it is, part 3. The part you've (probably) been waiting for. The Disneyland Paris half marathon! I will apologise now, because this post is pretty photo-heavy, but there were so many more I didn't include! If you've read parts 1 and 2 then you'll know that I had been having a marvellous old … Continue reading Disneyland Paris Magic Run weekend, part 3 – the half marathon