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Wandering the World

Stories and tips from around the world.


This page lists the posts for the runs I’ve blogged about and details which upcoming runs I’ll be taking part in. For race reports from previous years I’ve organised them by year.

PRs by Distance:

  • 1 Mile: 5:53
  • 5K: 17:52
  • 10K: 38:37
  • Half Marathon: 84:42
  • Marathon: 3:12:26

Races of 2021

Upcoming Races…

  1. December 12th 2021 - MK Winter Half Marathon 2021
  2. March 20th 2021 - Muskita Limassol Half Marathon 2022
  3. April 3rd 2022 - Therme Manchester Marathon 2022
  4. May 1st 2022 - Rocket 5K
  5. May 15th 2022 - Guernsey Ultra #GU36
  6. August 2022 - ASDA Foundation Leicester 10K
  7. September 2022 - Vitality Big Half 2022
  8. September 24th 2022 - Impact Marathons Jordan Marathon

Previous Years Races

Also, a few blog posts about one off events, and topics relating to running:

  • February 15th 2014 – Braunstone Parkrun (5K)
  • March 12th 2014 – Virtual Running (5K + 10K)
  • March 23rd 2014 – Sainsbury’s Sports Relief Miles (6 mile)
  • June 5th – 7th 2015 – #UKRunChat Eastbourne Weekend
  • December 2015 – Advent Running – Run Streaks, Speedwork and Training

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Recent Trips

This country split into two by conflict is one which my trip would also be divided into two due to the pandemic. For my first part of the trip I would be there sightseeing as 2021 approaches it's end,…

Twelve years ago, before the age of the smart phone, I visited Berlin at the start of my adventure spanning three European countries. I was younger then, and less experienced at travelling, and with a…

I have to mostly agree with Sir Terry - there are so many bikes in Amsterdam with lanes specifically for them. As long as you're alert it's not a problem. It's so different in some ways from other Eur…

New Zealand
> “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” > > -- J. R. R. Tolkien When I first visited New Zealand it was a very short trip, and a very unsuccessful one. Every s…

A few days spent in Switzerland as 2019 began. I got to see the sights of Geneva and Zurich, and then experienced delay after delay trying to get home: snow, emergency ascents, baggage collection, and…

More Trips…

Recent Races

Leicester Half Marathon 2021
With two more marathons now behind me, was there any chance that a half marathon could be anywhere near what I'd done before the pandemic?…

Therme Manchester Marathon 2021
Last time I did a marathon in Manchester, it was the Greater Manchester Marathon. Now it's got a new name, a new route, new title sponsors, and it's been over 2 years since the last one in which I fai…

The Bun Run and Ramble 2021
One last race before Berlin Marathon, this was a 10K on the Welbeck Estate near Worksop. It certainly didn't go the way I thought it would……

Leicester's Big 10K 2020
My first 10K in over two years - a belated 10K in Leicester that should have taken place in 2020.…

Round Sheffield Run 2021
A multi-stage race around the outskirts of Sheffield, meaning a very hilly course and a very different experience.…

More Running…

© David G. Paul