Tag Archives: Stoke-on-Trent

#Janathon Day 31: Sunday Long Run

There we go folks, it’s a wrap. 31 days of consecutive running, sensible eating and no drinking. It’s been great. This morning, I met up with my clubmates at Westport Lake as planned. The rain was pouring, the ducks were fighting … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 7: Club Run

Did anyone spot the deliberate mistake yesterday? I had day 5 twice – that’s the price you pay for rushing! Tonight is no exception, although I’m pretty sure it’s day 7, and therefore one week in. So far, so good… … Continue reading

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#Janathon Day 1: Happy New Year

Happy New Year – #Janathon is here! I started the year as I meant to go on so hauled myself out of bed and headed off to Hanley Parkrun. I’ve blogged about Parkrun before, It’s a great community, and when … Continue reading

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Hilly and Hot as Hell: The 2015 Potteries Marathon

They say that the devil makes work for idle hands. It also makes work for injured runners cooped up inside. It was 18 months ago when a running buddy of mine, injured and frustrated, first mooted the prospect of bringing back … Continue reading

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#Juneathon: Day 14 – Potters ‘Arf and A Bit

Today I ran Potters ‘Arf. Widely touted as the toughest road-based half marathon, it didn’t disappoint: Hills a-plenty, loads of support, Jelly Babies, ice lollies, screaming kids, high fives, results galore and Men’s AND Women’s team trophies for the mighty … Continue reading

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#Juneathon 2014 Day 3: Club Run to The Plume

Club run tonight… it was a bit cooler today, thank goodness, and the group had swelled to about 30 runners due to some of the fast bunch wanting to ‘take it easy’ ahead of the Potters ‘Arf on Sunday. The … Continue reading

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The Last Long One: Countdown to London

Last night I dream’t about London. The prospect of the 2014 London Marathon is looming large at just two weeks away, so today I got my final long run out of the way. I usually head south into the picturesque hills and countryside … Continue reading

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