A blogging award – come on!

A blogging award – come on!

I HAVE some exciting news. Drum roll please… Champion Running has won an award! This is very exciting. I’ve not won an award since my cycling proficiency award in the Eighties, so I’m feeling rather proud. The feedspot panel has included Champion…

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Sending out a search party

Sending out a search party

DURING dinner on Thursday my friend challenged me to take part in a duathlon. ‘Run, bike, run,’ he said. ‘You’ll love it.’ I wasn’t so sure, and certainly didn’t want to commit to anything. ‘I’ll think about it.’ ‘Come on!’ Jon…

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The Running Week – 15th to 21st August

The Running Week – 15th to 21st August

KEEPING motivated is hard, but I’m trying to stay focused and strong. Here’s how training looked last week. Monday: This was a steady paced hilly run over seven and a half miles. I really enjoyed it, even though I had

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Great North Run – three weeks to go

Great North Run – three weeks to go

THE Great North Run is only three weeks away, so now’s the time to start thinking of my race day plans. I have a running vest, kindly supplied by Action for Children. I need to start wearing this for some…

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The Running Week and Olympic dreams

The Running Week and Olympic dreams

STAYING up to watch the Olympics meant I had a few late nights last week. On Saturday I didn’t go to bed until 4am (technically Sunday). I haven’t seen 4am since the nineteen nineties. The late Olympic nights are starting to take…

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