Fell Race

Somehow I managed to get myself talked into doing a Category A Fell race in Epping Forest.  Category A Fell Races are as dangerous as Category A prisoners and Category A drugs.   They must have at least 50m of climb per km (this one had more) and no more than 20% of the course on … Continue reading Fell Race

Weather

There has been a lot of weather this week, weather of the cold, wet, grey, wet, windy, wet, wet, wet variety.  This has not made me happy. On Wednesday I went down to the Docklands Watersports Centre for a bit of open water swimming.  This is the first time I've been completely on my own … Continue reading Weather

Malahide parkrun

Some of my friends are obsessed with The Cure in the same way that I am obsessed with parkrun.  They spend thousands of pounds visiting weird and wonderful locations, hours on Facebook discussing the peaks and pitfalls of various sets, and spend time outdoors getting sunburnt or soaked.  One friend, Gary, even keeps a spreadsheet … Continue reading Malahide parkrun

Clair parkrun

Clair - in Haywards Heath - is a parkrun that rarely seems to get much attention from parkrun tourists, perhaps it's because it's so close to Brighton that people think if they've gone all that way, they might as well go to the seaside.  Or perhaps it's because it has four and a half laps.  … Continue reading Clair parkrun