Wombwell five miles – race report

Wombwell five miles – race report

TWO hours before the Wombwell five-mile road race on Sunday and I was writing an essay that should have been handed in last Thursday. I was so focused on talking about Virginia Woolf and feminism that I forgot to get nervous…

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Barnsley AC Winter Track 10,000m

Barnsley AC Winter Track 10,000m

Wednesday night was the final race in the Barnsley AC winter track series. So far, we’ve run 5,000m and 3,000m, but Wednesday was the big one, the 10,000m. I wasn’t looking forward to running 25 laps in the dark and…

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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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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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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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