Runners Book Club: 26.2 Miles to Happiness.

Paul Tonkinson’s 26.2 Miles to Happiness: A Comedian’s Tale of Running, Red Wine, and Redemption has quickly ascended towards the top of my running book podium.  It is, admittedly, a relatively small pile, as reading about running is still a newer habit of mine but, nevertheless, it is very good.  Trust me.  Although that pile… Continue reading Runners Book Club: 26.2 Miles to Happiness.

Body knows Best.

Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Allow me to reflect on my recent exertions. I think it’s an important practice.  Yes, we should always be striving forwards, looking forwards, not lingering in the past, especially on something transitory like running. But I reckon that when we’re training ourselves sometimes we have to reflect on our efforts to fully… Continue reading Body knows Best.

A 5k PB, Winter Training Tips, and a Waterside Marathon.

Photo by Jennifer Birdie Shawker on Unsplash Welcome to the Runners Corner of Some Words On... where I take time out from talking about books, movies, and all my mostly nerdy exploits to write a little about one which is a little less about sitting quietly on the sofa and a little more about getting up out of… Continue reading A 5k PB, Winter Training Tips, and a Waterside Marathon.

Rutland Night Run, A Barefoot Bonanza, and Desert Dedication.

Welcome to the Runners Corner of this little blog of bits and bobs. Mostly this is a place for, you know, nerd stuff. Books, films, and games. But when I’m not sat on my skinny arse in-doors sucking up some hot fresh content, I’m out running. Because everyone needs something to keep them sane. Every… Continue reading Rutland Night Run, A Barefoot Bonanza, and Desert Dedication.

Running Cold, Chicago Inspired, and a Grand Prix.

Photo by Will Fuller on Unsplash When I went out on Wednesday morning for an 8-mile run I thought that winter had well and truly arrived. Yet, October isn’t quite over and done with yet though, and if I'm being brutally honest with my cowardly self, it wasn't even that cold. If I can’t stomach that level of… Continue reading Running Cold, Chicago Inspired, and a Grand Prix.

Going Longer, The Impossible, and Embracing the Dark.

Photo by Vek Labs on Unsplash As I have already described in my race report, the Great Eastern Run didn’t exactly go to plan. It didn’t really go at all, actually, as it was cancelled last minute. Rather than spend any more time marinating in that disappointment, it is time for me to move on and plan what… Continue reading Going Longer, The Impossible, and Embracing the Dark.