20 Feb

Funny Running

runner in bright orange heads to horizon.

Let me start by saying that 99.9% of my experiences at running events have been nothing but brilliant. From grass roots club events through to the slick, shiny machine that is London Marathon, the UK has some incredible running events of all sizes on all surfaces, organised by some fantastic people.

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6 Feb

London Calling

Bekele at Tower Bridge

London Marathon race organisers have done it again. This year’s match-up between Kenyan trailblazer Eliud Kipchoge and Ethiopian Kenenisa Bekele has all the ingredients to make London 2020 the greatest marathon of all time.

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22 Jan

Run To The Hills

Two runners in the hills

Since the turn of the year, I have found my interest drawn back to the world of fell running. Of course, the catalyst for this has been Richard Askwith’s remarkable Feet in the Clouds, the definitive read for the sport.

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9 Jan

2020 Visions

Brigid Kosgei

After a year that saw the emphatic pushing of the reset button for marathon running, what will 2020 bring? It’s an Olympic year and running events will feature strongly as the blue riband occasions of the Tokyo Games.

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17 Dec

Cool Runnings

runner in the snow

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas? Who doesn’t love the sprinkling of some snowflakes and a brilliant white outlook on Christmas morning? Most of us probably have an Uncle Scrooge who immediately springs to mind. But for the rest of us, it’s the perfect decoration for the season.

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