Monday , June 1 2020

Tag Archives: Gunnersbury Park

parkrun #100

Other Dan away, The Son Runs, and 100 not out. A return to Gunnersbury parkrun with The Son to complete my 100th parkrun. Other Dan is away on his honeymoon but he sent me a congratulatory message in the morning – nice one Other Dan. In the end it was …

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parkrun #88

Another gentle jog around Gunnersbury Park this week, in preparation for the second Summer League of the season on the Sunday. The Son remained glued to his bed and it’s been a long while since he has run with me. Running Dan parkrun result: parkrun time: 0:27:15 Garmin time: 0:27:15 …

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parkrun #87

A gentle run for me this week at Gunnersbury parkrun in a bid to save my legs for the first 2014 Summer League fixture on Sunday. The Son was busy building a fortress of no exit on his bed while I pootled round Gunnersbury Park before tucking into some scrambled …

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parkrun #86

A typical parkrunday: Attempt to wake The Son. Fail to wake The Son. Attempt to wake The Son again. Fail to wake The Son again. Make final attempt to wake The Son. The Son tells me that he is staying home. A good parkrunday: Attempt to wake The Son. Fail …

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parkrun #85

No sign of The Son getting out of bed this week so it was just me and Other Dan heading to Gunnersbury parkrun for a football themed run around the park. I took on run report responsibilities this week so you can go read the official write-up to see what …

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Ealing Eagles 10k

I am an ever-present runner at the Eagles 10k and this year I returned¬† to banish the poor run that I experienced last year. My training had been disrupted by injury through the end of winter and early spring of 2013 so my fitness was gone and I suffered the …

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parkrun #84

A tough day at the parkrun office. The Son wasn’t budging from his bed this week and I couldn’t blame him. He had competed at an inter-school athletics competition the day before and had come home exhausted. He had also come home in a foul mood because they entered him …

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parkrun #82

I somehow managed to get The Son out of bed for the second week running. A-maz-ing. I did have to promise to run a slow pace but that’s fine by me because I enjoy chatting away with him. I’m not sure he truly appreciates how much I enjoy spending Saturday …

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parkrun #81

The stars aligned and The Son made it out of bed to parkrun with me. Operation ‘Wake Swamp Thing’ wasn’t easy but with perseverance, I was able to persuade him to join me at Gunnersbury Park for our weekly timed 5km run. We haven’t run together for a while and …

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parkrun #80

The son refusing to leave the comfort of his bed – tick. Eating an early small breakfast – tick. Getting to Gunnersbury Park early enough for a solid warm up – tick. Perfect running conditions – tick. Marathon training banked, fresh feeling legs and no immediate race on the horizon …

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