runthings

mundane adventures in running

Mid life crisis: update

On how I stumbled 50k through London.

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10/05/2016 · 1 Comment

Up and running

Several weeks ago I had a fight with my six year old son. A play fight. A fight which ended in me slipping, tripping, going arse over tit and whacking … Continue reading

22/12/2015 · 1 Comment

Faire du jogging

Running in Brittany

03/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Amazing run

An amazing run. The necessity of aching, exhausted legs.

15/07/2015 · Leave a comment

Glasgow. March. Morning.

Reflecting on a run in Glasgow.

16/03/2015 · Leave a comment

The hardest thing

Reflecting on stuff which is hard, and stuff which isn’t, and mostly what it feels like when you land on stuff which is with force.

29/01/2015 · 1 Comment

London. November. Evening.

A description of a long run through the cold, dark streets and paths of London on a November evening.

28/11/2014 · Leave a comment

Wild in the streets: Dulwich and Sydenham Woods

This morning was beautiful for running. We were blessed with blue skies alternating with squally showers. It was breezy, warmish, not hot… invigorating: enough to feel a bit challenging without … Continue reading

09/10/2014 · 3 Comments

Five ways to enjoy the perfect run

That buzzfeed style title is misleading, sorry.  I just wanted to explain why I had such a perfect run last night.  It wanted to share it with the world, partly … Continue reading

24/07/2014 · 1 Comment

Running tourism- New York

Just ran alongside a river in eastern Europe Instead of ’round the lake at Flushing Park Similar scenario Same cardio

18/07/2014 · Leave a comment

Capital Ring dnf

Walking is not running; running is not walking.  That is why they have different names.  Somewhere (I think in this) I read that a good way to train for long … Continue reading

02/07/2014 · 1 Comment

Barefoot run 5th June 2014

My quads hurt like hell after too much The Core is The Core.  Practically crippled, I did a quick 10k loop into central London, so that I can provide you with … Continue reading

09/06/2014 · 1 Comment

Recovery run 28th May 2014

On sunday, I tried doing a long run with a hangover immediately after eating my body weight in filthy, pork fat rich Bolognese sauce.  The coffee didn’t help either.  I … Continue reading

29/05/2014 · Leave a comment

Run and swim 22nd May 2014

It’s been super hot for the past week or so, and I’d been meaning to cycle down to Ardingley reservoir in Kent and go for a swim.  While it is … Continue reading

29/05/2014 · 1 Comment

Birthday Run 14th May 2014

I wasn’t sure what I wanted to achieve in this run, but it was my birthday, I’d dropped my son off for school and had three hours to do some … Continue reading

29/05/2014 · Leave a comment

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