Freethorpe 10 mile (race)

This was my first race since the Great Yarmouth 10K in October. I was hoping to get under 1.40. Well… I was secretly hoping to get down to about 1.35…. I finished in 1.35.26. I have mixed feelings about this. I am proud. And I am pleased that I am obviously getting fitter. I ran…

Running like a 6 year-old

I unexpectedly ran the Parkrun yesterday. I ran it with with my 6-year-old son. It was a fabulous experience, and a really valuable one, too. We started off too far back in the pack, really, because we spent the first half-lap just running past people. But I had no idea how F would cope with…

Landmark run

When I first started running again, I had a few interim goals in my head, as well as the long-term marathon goal (for May this year). Primarily, I wanted to get to the point where I was enjoying running, and it wasn’t a chore any more. I wrote about that here. And there were various…

Home turf

When I first started blogging, I wrote about a trip home, where I got to run “down memory lane” over the hills next to the sea. Someone has just released a film showing the area really nicely. And it’s beautiful. Worth a watch! It’s home turf. Literally. It’s the hills and cliffs that I grew…

On a roll

A good few days. I ran 8 miles on Saturday, almost on a whim. I went out alone, and a bit later than usual, so it was light. What a treat! I ran round the marshes, the woods, the park. It felt glorious. At times, I glanced at my watch and I was running at…