I’m not far off the half way point of my challenge to myself to run 1000 miles in 2018. So far I am not doing too well! This is day 144 and I am 113 miles down on my target. I’ve completed 280 of 394 miles (give or take a few tenths). This gives me…Read more Marching On
The month started with Foxtrail Winter Running Series Race 5 - Harvest Moon Half Marathon. This followed an interestingly shaped course that looped back through past the start line three times before the finish. The weather was kind but cold on the day, with much of the course looping back and forth through woodland. Quite…Read more February Fun
Time has a habit of rolling on and here I find myself at the beginning of February 2018! So what has been happening so far this year? Well, the year started in France for me. We avoided the snowmageddon that was being reported back home but we did suffer a wet spell while we were…Read more January 2018!
I’ve had a quiet month since the Coast to Coast, partly out of laziness and partly because I managed to injure my foot. Winter is coming, and so it is now dark when I take the dogs out in the morning. A couple of weeks ago I had the bright idea of taking them out…Read more New Shoes
I’ve had a few days to recover from the exertions of the Coast to Coast 2017 and, as ever, I’m starting to look ahead to the next thing. We’ll get to that later. In the meantime we should get caught up on the exploits of the weekend of 9th September 2017. I took the Friday…Read more Coast to Coast 2017 Report
Just under two weeks now until we head north to take part in this year’s Rat Race Coast to Coast 2017. As always my preparations have been sub-optimal. We are taking part over two days and the event requires us to travel 110 miles from Nairn to Ballachulish, mostly on bicycles with a fair stretch…Read more Coast to Coast 2017
Back in France again and September is on my mind. Got to get more serious about training. And so I’ve headed out a few times while here, to try to keep some conditioning. The roads are quiet around the house and luckily they are quite shaded as well. The heat has been punishing for someone…Read more Je suis perdu