Thursday , February 22 2024

Tag Archives: trail

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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Alice Holt parkrun

All by myself, I went parkrunning all by myself. Other Dan is saving his legs this year so each Met League fixture clash leaves me with the choice of staying home for a nearby parkrun or casting the net further afield. This week I made the drive to the beautiful …

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Ridgeway Run

Overweight, unfit, and barely running. None of which are valid reasons to stop a last-minute sign-up for the Ridgeway Run trail race. I spotted an old Facebook post on the Eagles page and could not resist a hilly countryside run. The race is organised by Tring Running Club and usually …

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Meon Valley Plod

Last year I had a rude introduction to trail running thanks to the Longman 18.5m Falmer Run (note to self: publish the bloody blog post about it) where I slogged through the mud and hills admiring the stunning scenery across the South Downs. I loved every minute of it, especially …

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Three Forts Half Marathon

The Three Forts Challenge is an annual half marathon and 27 mile ‘marathon’ that starts in Worthing, West Sussex and takes in the amazing views from the South Downs. The event is organised by the local Rotary Clubs to raise funds for the Ferring Country Centre and other local charities. …

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Woodland Woggle 10k

The inaugural Bluebell Run took place in 2011 and I entered after a friend forwarded me the details. I had a really good time at what was a small event organised by a very friendly Scout group and a local group of runners. I do not get the opportunity to …

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