Archive | March 2018
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Completing 200 Parkruns is a huge achievement. Just stop and think about it for a moment… that is four years if you ran every single Saturday! Jim ran his first Parkrun on June 27th 2009 at Basingstoke, here’s some more achievements for the statos taken from the new ‘Parkrun Challenges’ Chrome Extension:- 200 x Parkruns […]
As a regular marathon runner, I thought three marathons in three days, how hard can that be? I am about to tell you, so anyone who has a weak heart or is squeamish stop reading now! Day 1: Registration closed at 08:30hrs so an early wake up but the transport did not leave for the […]
London Landmarks Half – Pam Whelan runs for Make-A-Wish and writes for us about her experience this new Half Marathon
Last year I took on a challenge I didn’t think I’d be able to complete. Along with friends and colleagues, I signed up to cycle from Paris to London… in a heat wave! I was a novice cyclist (I’m a more natural runner – not!!) and quite nervous. Over three days, we cycled through cities, […]
This was my first time running in the Cranleigh 21, as preparation for the London Marathon, perfect timing, it would be my last long run before tapering for the big event. The previous day I got my gels ready and had a text back n forth with Mim Cure, a friend who was also running, […]
On Sunday Yvette and I ran the Wokingham 10km which took place in Dinton Pastures country park. This was its second time of running and numbers had doubled to 400 entrants, running either 5km or 10km. It is organised by Barnes Fitness who also run the Dinton Pastures 5km and 10km series from May to […]