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Tag Archives: Richmond

Richmond Park Half Marathon

The Richmond Park Half Marathon is organised by the RunThrough.co.uk Events team and consists of 4 laps around part of Richmond Park, which basically boils down to 4 laps of the Richmond parkrun course plus an extra dog leg out-and-back on each lap to hit the magic 13.1 miles. All …

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Richmond Park Marathon

Running a marathon is hard. No matter how good you feel, those 26 miles and 385 yards can steamroller the joy out of you at any point and then kick you in the teeth as you try and cajole your body to the finish line. I spent the last 12 …

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parkrun #35

Today was meant to be the proverbial killing of two birds with one parkrun. The Eagles were making a trip from the Gunnersbury parkrun nest to visit Richmond parkrun and this would have been the final parkrun destination for The Son to catchup with all the parkrun locations I have …

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parkrun #24

I was briefly woken at 4:30am on Christmas Day by the none-too-subtle footsteps of The Son attempting to creep downstairs to see if Santa San had been. I had given strict instructions that this particular household would not be rising until 7:30am at the earliest and I have to admit …

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Olympathon Challenge :: Day 2

With time to myself for a change and a mileage challenge to smash, I decided to get my bike out of the garage and set off for a journey along the Grand Union Canal. This was one of my staple long run routes through the summer of 2011 and for …

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Juneathon 2012 – Day 5: Richmond Park

With the BBC weather service reporting rain from late afternoon onwards, I loaded up the car with our bikes and we drove to Richmond Park. We once made the mistake of trying to make the same journey for an afternoon ride but the traffic gets painful and the car parks …

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Weekly Stats

Another cracking week of running, biking, and karate. I was able to get out for a long run in a period where it was not raining and had a couple of speed work sessions on the gym treadmill during lunch. The Son is still keen on the cycle loop of …

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Weekly Stats

Finally free of illness & injury so was able to get a treadmill session in during my lunch break during the week and then a 5k around the local park to try out my new Nike Pegasus that I bought for the upcoming Woodland Woogle as it’s bound to be …

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Searching For Fenton

The weather finally seems to be turning and the sun was out so we loaded the car up with our bikes and headed over to Richmond Park. We still have not sorted out a bike rack for the car so it meant laying all but one of the back seats …

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