How far did I run in 2021?
Jan11

How far did I run in 2021?

2021 started just as most of 2020 had ended – with a lot of uncertainty! With Covid cases still rising, would we be able to get back to races this year? Would parkrun come back? I started training for Newport marathon on 4th January, ready for the race on 18th April, but I knew it would be a miracle if it went ahead. It was postponed two weeks later. I was also booked in for the Tewkesbury half marathon and Cheltenham Challenge...

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The Gloucester 10k
Jul08

The Gloucester 10k

It may surprise you to discover, considering I’ve been running for 27 years, that I’ve never run a 10k race. To be honest, it’s never appealed to me. To me, races should be a challenge, and running a distance I run weekly for fun (in addition to various other distances including 10 miles) doesn’t seem like a challenge. Plus, races aren’t cheap. So if it’s not a challenge, why would you spend £30...

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