I have not trained with my club since November because I live in North Lanarkshire but my club is in South Lanarkshire. I actually work in South Lanarkshire so spend more time there than I do in the North but that is irrelevant, I am still not allowed to go to my club. It’s been … Continue reading Wait in the dark – running for all?
Disclaimer: This blog is relevant to running and not to any other areas of lockdown. I certainly don’t have the answers to the running problems so don’t get me involved in anything else. Except maybe spreadsheets, I like them. I know, I’m writing again. Shut down my internet and call the running polis!! It was … Continue reading Still. Another blog on lockdown.
Sometimes you have to look back to look forward. I was spoiled at the start of the year with my Marathon and 5k PBs and naively thought that I could carry this over to other distances and genuinely thought I could start running consistently below 38 minutes for 10k. I planned out my races to … Continue reading Father’s Child – The Men’s 10k Glasgow 2018
You know it really didn’t take long to get into this trail malarkey. One double rainbow across the field and I was really feeling it. The only quandary was do I keep running hard or stop and take a pic? I picked the wrong one and kept running but thankfully others took some pics and … Continue reading Commercial Alternative – TrailFest Scotland Solstice Trail Series race 1 – 7k
It's not often that I am stuck for words but I have been humbled by the response to my last wee piece on my brother Robert Another Girl Another Planet. I know that this is supposed to be a running blog, but primarily it's my blog, and I was worried about the possible reaction to … Continue reading The windmills of your mind
Firstly talking of older runners all the best to John Quinn, who is older than me and had an op yesterday that will make him stronger and faster, all the best fella. I read something on my lunch break today. The author was about the same age as me and said, amongst other things for … Continue reading Older and very occasionally wiser.