Why I love being a parkrun tourist

Why I love being a parkrun tourist

It has come to my attention that I am a parkrun tourist. How does this happen, I hear you ask? How do you unwittingly become a parkrun tourist? The beginning I began running at parkrun when our, then local, Newark parkrun opened in 2013. Until then I had never even...
What running has taught me about myself

What running has taught me about myself

December is always a time for reflection, so I sat down today to write a blog post about my year, but was stumped as to how to sum up a year where I’ve achieved so much without a plan, without sounding like a hypocrite. As a running coach, my business thrives on...
What is a real runner?

What is a real runner?

There has been a little controversy on Twitter this afternoon, which I suppose is not news really; controversy happens most days as people jump to the wrong conclusions and hide behind keyboards, happily ranting. Runners World UK published a web article called...
My pocket guide to parkruns

My pocket guide to parkruns

If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ll know that I am an avid parkrun tourist currently totalling 32 different events. You can read my blog about why I love parkrun tourism here, but I also thought other tourists may like to read my own very personal...