parkrunning

Yesterday I went to a parkrun for the first time since about February! parkruns are free timed 5k races in local parks, organised by volunteers and they take place every Saturday morning at 9am. I started attending my local parkrun nearly a year ago but then got out of the habit when I was marathon…

Life on two wheels

A month on since I became a bike owner and I am feeling loads and loads better about riding my bike! I’m still not the fastest, but I did see a motto somewhere for cycling that was ‘slower than most, faster than some’ and that’s me. A few days after my birthday, myself and Scott…

Short and fast or long and slow

Since the marathon, I’ve not ran any further than 10k. At first, I was glad of the break and I also noticed how after a few weeks rest, all of those miles and miles I did in training had made me faster over shorter distances. 8 minute miles? Possible. 5k in under 25 minutes –…