Parkrun 2018: End of year report
Jan15

Parkrun 2018: End of year report

2018 was another busy parkrun year for my family, with my husband, dad and I running more times than ever. But we’re not the only ones, parkrun is something my whole family does. We’ve also got out and about and tried a few different parkruns. So I thought I’d compile an end of year report for all of us. And the main conclusion is – we all need to volunteer a bit more! Me Number of runs: 44 Number of different...

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2018 – That was the year that was
Dec31

2018 – That was the year that was

2018 has been another busy year for us, day-to-day. There’s very rarely a day where I’m not rushing around somewhere after school. But it has been quieter on the ‘big stuff’ front – with no exams and no new schools. So we’ve just been ticking along with all the everyday stuff and a few highlights. This is our 2018… January was a fairly quiet month for us, as it often is. My eldest and I had a...

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Parkrun triumphs 2018
Dec28

Parkrun triumphs 2018

It’s been another year of parkrun triumphs for my entire family. Here’s some of our highlights… On 10th January, still not fully recovered from my injury, I came first in my age category for the first time since 5th November. OK, so the time wasn’t particularly quick (24:44) and my rival who has been beating me for all that time was away, but I was still happy to be back to winning ways. On 17th February, I got...

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Silent Sunday 4.11.18
Nov04

Silent Sunday 4.11.18

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Chip off the old block
May01

Chip off the old block

If I asked anyone which of my kids was a chip off the old block, I reckon 90% of people would say my daughter. Everyone says she looks like me for starters (although I think the fact that we’ve both got long hair and glasses prevents people from seeing that we don’t actually look that alike). But the chip off the old block isn’t my daughter. It’s my eldest son. I’ve always thought we had quite similar...

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