Why I’m not running Brighton marathon 2021
Jul20

Why I’m not running Brighton marathon 2021

At the start of the year, I spent over two months training for Brighton marathon. I’d worked hard, followed my plan and was enjoying the training. I was also excited about going to Brighton, a place I’ve only been to a couple of times before. It was to be my husband’s first marathon and he had worked hard for it too. But, just over a month before the race and just after my first 18 mile training run, we all know what...

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Silent Sunday 19.7.20
Jul19

Silent Sunday 19.7.20

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Coronavirus, economy and post-lockdown shopping
Jul15

Coronavirus, economy and post-lockdown shopping

As lockdown has eased over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk of the economy. And for every person that says it’s important to get the economy back on track, there will be another who says they don’t care about the economy. But, here’s the thing, the economy isn’t some big, mythical thing which only affects rich people and politicians. It affects all of us – young, old, rich, poor, employed...

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(not)parkrun is a real thing
Jul13

(not)parkrun is a real thing

After three months without parkrun on a Saturday morning, (not)parkrun was launched. Ever since the first Saturday without parkrun, my family and I have run our own version. We called it the non-parkrun parkrun. Now it has become an official thing – (not)parkrun. (Not)parkrun is very easy to do and gives parkrunners a bit of motivation to get running again. While most parkrunners will have kept running (or walking), some will...

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Silent Sunday 12.7.20
Jul12

Silent Sunday 12.7.20

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