Trailscape

Saturday 18th October 2014 brought the first race of the new Trailscape series. This was meant to be my first marathon but luckily they offered three distances so if injury stops your initial plan you can downgrade to the other distances offered which were marathon, half marathon or 10k. So off we went…did I mention I run with my dog? […]

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Amsterdam 2014 A Review

Walks, Bars, Sight Seeing, & More Walks. So way back in the Spring, after I had completed the Brighton Marathon and Lloyd Richardson had completed the Paris Marathon, both popping our marathon cherries, we decided within a matter of days that we needed a new adventure – Amsterdam was mentioned and within 10 minutes it was booked. So what was […]

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Chelmsford Marathon Update

Rain.  Course Changes.  A British affair…. Basically its wet.  Going to stay wet.  Maybe get wetter….than an otters pocket.  A recent update was sent and it read that some parts of the course are waterlogged, and they have changed the course for “harder ground”.  Still measure correctly according to their email broadcast. “Dear Runners, Due to the severe weather conditions […]

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parkrun Tourist – Mustgo (Moscow)

Naturally we are all fans of parkrun, and some of us love a bit of parkrun tourism.  I myself have visited Bushy Park, Basildon, Whitley Bay, Kingsbury Water – a mere novice to those who have visited over a 100 different parkrun venues – affectionately known as doing a “Cowell”.  However, this new addition to the parkrun family may take […]

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Running at Night.

As the nights draw in, and we start to be out in the dark more and more, I found this interesting article on night running. It was found in Mens Health Magazine, but clearly it is relevant to us all. Most people, given the option, would prefer to run during the day when the sun is shining and the weather […]

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Marathon Runners READY!!

So, it is finally in sight….Marathon Weekend. Many of the Flyers will be setting out on their very first marathons at the inaugural Chelmsford Marathon.  Some, have decided as their second Marathon that time is the key and Abingdon and Amsterdam are the marathons of choice. So 4 days to go, a hive of activity on Facebook claiming taper madness, […]

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