A great many people have been awaiting with anticipation the result of a parish council vote on charging parkrun that could effectively spell the end of Little Stoke parkrun. Sadly, the decision went against parkrun yesterday with the councillors voting 6 to 4 for imposing a fee. There were 2 abstentions. Personally, and this is […]Read more "Reaction to: Stoke Gifford Parish Council deciding to charge Little Stoke parkrun"
January – parkrun – sub 30 minutes challenge.Read more "30 Day for sub 30 parkrun challenge"
Hey everyone. I don’t know whether you’re aware but there are 31 days in January. It just so happens that this January finishes on a Saturday and everyone knows that Saturday is parkrun day. So, here’s the challenge. You, parkrun, 30 minutes finish time. I’ve set up a training plan to follow to get you […]Read more "STEVE’S 31 DAY CHALLENGE"
Spoilers; at some point this blog will turn into a rant. There may be swearing, there may be talk of toilets and there will be lots of ranting. Sorry about this…apparently if you suppress your rage it’s not good for your health. If I’d have posted an update the day after The Borrowdale Trail Run […]Read more "Training, parkrunning, trail running and HULK RAGE!!! (Borrowdale Trail Run Half Marathon 15th June 2014)"
“What’s this Steve?” I hear you ask. (Or maybe it’s the voices in my head, I can’t be too sure). “You’ve sneaked in a run that nobody knew you were planning on doing.” Yes, yes I have. The Moorclose 10k was a close run thing and a last minute decision. It was only due to […]Read more "Moorclose 10k"
In a brief deviation from usual proceedings here I recently had a discussion with Geoff Marshall. Geoff Marshall is the current Guinness world record holder for for travelling around all 270 London Underground stations in the fastest time. I first heard about Geoff’s challenge on a recent catch up of my backlog of Marathon Talk […]Read more "Interview – Geoff Marshall (London Tube Challenge world record holder)"
Whenever anyone takes up a new hobby they can quickly bore their family and friends to tears by constantly droning on about said new hobby. What you need to do is find friends who share your hobby and who can be that outlet that family and friends, who are not that way inclined, cannot be. […]Read more "How to make (running) friends and influence people"