It’s not easy keeping the kids occupied and away from the technology during the summer holidays, especially when the weather isn’t great. But today we found just the thing. An activity which we could both get involved with, and one which was 100% free. Together with local partners Park Lives is a series of free, family-friendly…

A couple of years ago a young american girl sent me a heart-felt email telling me that one of her big goals in life was to lose enough weight to run track, at the time I was hit with a number of emotions, I was chuffed that she had reached out to me for support, and…

Well apparently we can all give ourselves a pat on the back this week for our continued running efforts, as it was announced recently that participation in running across England is absolutely booming as a result of the combined efforts of many organisations and individuals across the sport, and yes I will include what we are doing…

It was about this time of year in 2011 that I first went along to my running club, after securing a charity place for the Virgin London Marathon the following Spring. After months of procrastination I knew it was finally time to start taking my training seriously, and the only way that was going to…

Ok so firstly let’s get one thing straight, the twitter debate last weekend between myself and Jason Henderson (editor or Athletics Weekly) was nothing at all to do with the concept of “Fun” runners, that is not a term you will ever hear me use, neither do I describe myself as “a Fat Jogger” else…

I had an email yesterday from a 16 year old girl who was looking for some running advice. She told me that she weighs close to 300lbs and her biggest ambition is to run track. Now from this I gathered she is from the states, because here in the UK we don’t really use that…

Don’t worry this is not a soppy thank you post to all my followers, who without their support this blog would not be what it is…nope it is not that kinda post at all….although I should say a very quick thanks to you lot too – cheers!!! Nope…This post is a THANK YOU to my…

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