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The Long Run and how to make it more interesting…

As runners start gearing up for Spring marathon training, many will find that the long run features as part of their traditional marathon training programme. As the distance increases and the time that it takes week-on-week, it’s easy to fear … Read More

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The parkrun briefing with a difference…

I arrived at my local Kesgrave parkrun on Saturday morning following a few training miles with Pete to what is the the best parkrun briefing I’ve ever heard. At the start of any parkrun there is a briefing where the Run … Read More

Start line at Kesgrave parkrun

What I love about parkrun

During the last weekend of January I finally achieved my first parkrun milestone and joined the ever-growing 50 club. That’s taking part in 50 parkruns and every runner who reaches this milestone is rewarded with a red 50 t-shirt. It’s … Read More

Running in the Turia River, Valencia

Having recently returned from a holiday in Valencia, Spain, I felt compelled to write about one of Valencia’s largest recreational parks, the old Turia river bed which runs the length of the City from the North to South. Following a … Read More

Ipswich Parkrun

Photo from Ipswich parkrun on Facebook – Waking up early on Saturday morning I decided that rather than opt for the 8am training session in Christchurch Park, I would give myself an extra hour and go and try the … Read More