Saying goodbye to Kingstone

Saying goodbye to Kingstone

THE first rule of my running club, Kingstone Runners, is to boo other members who leave for other local clubs. ‘Boo! Boo!’ we shout whenever we see the former club mate wearing the blue colours of Barnsley Athletic Club, or the…

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Review of my running year

Review of my running year

As 2016 draws to an end I thought I would look back at my running year. There have been highs and there have been lows. I’ve got personal bests for 3000m, 5000m, parkrun, 5 miles, 10k, 9 miles, 10 miles and half marathon, but then…

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Less slapdash more structure – a new organised me for 2017

Less slapdash more structure – a new organised …

Hello! Hope you all had a very happy Christmas. For me, it’s been a hectic one. Not least because I left my Christmas preparations until a few days before Christmas. The mile-long queues in Clinton’s Cards nearly sent me into meltdown.…

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Parkrun, planning and procrastination

Parkrun, planning and procrastination

MY plan at Parkrun yesterday was to break 21 minutes. It seemed realistic. A few weeks ago I ran 21.07, so I was convinced it might be possible to dip under 21. The only problem really was my lack of…

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Cutting down on the chocolate

Cutting down on the chocolate

THE last time I said I was stopping eating chocolate, Chris laughed at me. ‘You’ll never be able to do it,’ he said. ‘Never in a million years.’ I wasn’t happy with his response. ‘What do you mean I won’t…

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