Cheltenham Challenge virtual half marathon
Jun01

Cheltenham Challenge virtual half marathon

After being cancelled last year, Cheltenham Challenge half marathon went ahead this year – albeit in virtual form. I didn’t do a single virtual race last year and it wasn’t something I was particularly keen to do this year. But Cheltenham Challenge is a charity race, raising money for Caring Communities and People (CCP) in Gloucestershire. The real Cheltenham Challenge half marathon is a very tough run. It’s...

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Silent Sunday 30.5.21
May30

Silent Sunday 30.5.21

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The trail shoes
Feb17

The trail shoes

A couple of years ago, I hadn’t heard of trail running or trail shoes. I was aware that some people liked running through the countryside, but if you’d asked me what that was called, I would have definitely said ‘cross country’. (To be fair, there are still cross country competitions for adults out there. They tend to be for good club runners, rather than mere mortals.) I didn’t know that running through...

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Silent Sunday 23.6.19
Jun23

Silent Sunday 23.6.19

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Cheltenham Challenge half marathon
Jun20

Cheltenham Challenge half marathon

Last year, I decided I’d like to run all of the half marathons in the county over the next couple of years. Having already run Forest of Dean, Cheltenham (five times), Stroud (twice) and Tewkesbury (twice), there weren’t that many left to run. A big one to tick off was Cheltenham Challenge half marathon. Cheltenham Challenge is a race for the charity Caring for Communities and People, which supports homeless people and...

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