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Peckham Rye parkrun

We’re back on the Lon-done parkrun trail with a visit to Peckham Rye parkrun. Other Dan met me at Hanger Lane and I drove us through London to Peckham Rye Park. We didn’t really know what to expect from this one other than we knew it was flat and run …

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Milton Keynes parkrun

We had planned to visit Peckham Rye parkrun this week but Other Dan dropped me a message on Saturday morning to say that his foot still wasn’t 100% so I was on my own again. I wasn’t going to visit a Lon-done parkrun by myself so looked around the outside …

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Rushmere parkrun

Time to test the legs again following Country to Capital and I picked Rushmere parkrun out of the virtual hat for somewhere to visit while Other Dan recovers from a foot injury. Rushmere Country Park is located at Leighton Buzzard and is managed by the Greensand Trust on a not …

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Janathon 2015 – The End

Janathon ended with a whimper rather than a bang. A couple of tired runs, a run in Hull with drivers shouting abuse and a drunk/addict trying to stop me so I could “borrow him some money”, a few more training runs, and then it was onto Country to Capital on …

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Janathon 2015 – Day 5: Gingerbread Man

A long day at work meant a long internal discussion on the merits of melting into the sofa versus stepping out into the dark for an easy 4 miles. Thankfully the thought of destroying my Janathon running streak won out and I threw my running clothes on before Sofa Dan …

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Janathon 2015 – Day 4: Keep Calm

That weird feeling when you’re back to work for the first working day of the year made stranger because I worked through the Christmas period but most of the office were back from an extended break. The customary exchange of “Happy New Year” with everyone, general chit-chat about Christmas celebrations, …

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Janathon 2015 – Day 3: Worms

Mrs Dan declared that I needed to be home, showered, and ready to go out for 10am. I calculated that a 10 mile run would get me home with 20 minutes to get changed and ready for shopping duties. I plumped for the same 10 mile route that I ran …

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Janathon 2015 – Day 2: Hell Freezes Over

Other Dan suggested Black Park parkrun this week because: It’s close enough to allow us extra time in bed. It was pacer day and he was going to try and help a friend go sub-20. We’ve run here before and we like the course. At 8am The Son casually mentioned …

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Janathon 2015 – Day 1: parkrun double

It’s that time of the year again – Janathon. The month to jog, log, and blog my way through the month. The running part is easy, it’s the blogging that usually catches me out. Best intentions and all that. New Year’s Day provides the opportunity to run at two parkrun …

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2015: A Running Dan Year in Review

Happy Birthday Running Dan Blog! It’s now 4 years to the day that I started this blog. I was on holiday in Japan when I kick started this blogging adventure but this year I am at home in the UK sheltering from the wind & rain. I did collect The …

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