The Dewsbury 10k 2017 – the one that went on and on and on…

The Dewsbury 10k 2017 – the one that went …

THIS morning I took part in what should have been the Dewsbury 10k. Given its name I really expected to run a 10k, but it was more like 10.2k. Someone, somewhere had messed up the course measurements. Instead of the…

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A plan for the 3,000m Winter Track Race

A plan for the 3,000m Winter Track …

AFTER getting a PB at last week’s parkrun I was hoping I might be able to get a 3,000m PB at the Barnsley AC Winter Track Race. It was the second race in the series and conditions were much better…

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Finally a parkrun PB

Finally a parkrun PB

JUST when I was about to retire from running and take up darts, I ran a personal best. It was a parkrun 5km PB, and it was extra special because it’s taken me a year and three weeks (yes, a year and…

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Review: Asics Gel Cumulus 18

Review: Asics Gel Cumulus 18

I’VE been looking for a running shoe for my long and steady runs, mainly on the road. I wanted something comfortable, with lots of cushioning, something that would last the miles. I decided to return to the Asics Gel Cumulus,…

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A Windy Wednesday for the Winter Track League

A Windy Wednesday for the Winter Track …

I SPENT most of the day on Wednesday hoping that the 5,000m winter track race would be cancelled. We were experiencing a spot of windy weather – 60 mile per hour gusts at least. ‘They’ll cancel,’ I told Chris confidently.…

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