Hot Running

Hot running can mean a lot of things depending on context. As in “wow you are running really hot at the moment” which you might say to a club mate reeling off PB’s. You might hear someone say about a runner “I think He/She is really hot!”, which is probably a reflection on their physical … Continue reading Hot Running

Virtual Races?

Is it just me or is the rise of the virtual race medal completely bonkers? In case you are not aware of it a number of operators (including running magazines and event organisers) have started offering medals for virtual races. The concept is that Jo runner goes out for a run on their own, usually … Continue reading Virtual Races?

Time flies

Checking in today I see a month has sped by since I last wrote. How did that happen. What have I been doing? Well its all been busy thats for sure. Since getting back from a short holiday in Greece in June we have organised the Harry Hawkes 10 mile and Ditton Dash 10k, both … Continue reading Time flies

Olive Groves

Coming out of the Hotel Grand Nefeli and turning right takes you onto the main road running straight up into Vassiliki, It’s around 8 am and there is little traffic. I pass a few pedestrians and cyclists, a motor scooter, the odd car. Dusty road, early morning. A small river runs down from the mountains … Continue reading Olive Groves

Richmond Park

So following the successful Tri on Sunday I planned to visit the Thames Ditton Stragglers group on Tuesday night. The TD group is a very successful offshoot from the main club, usually attracting about 30 runners for a mixed programme. One week is hills, the next a timed mile, then interval training, and once a … Continue reading Richmond Park