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Wandering the World

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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
  1. February 6th 2022 - Watford Half Marathon
  2. February 23rd 2022 - RunThrough Chase the Moon Battersea Park 10K
  3. March 13th 2022 - MK Festival of Running 20 miles
  4. April 17th 2022 - Phoenix Running - The Unbreakable Key
  5. April 24th 2022 - Leicester's Big 10K
  6. May 1st 2022 - MK Rocket 5K
  7. May 15th 2022 - Guernsey Ultra 36 #GU36 (36 miles)
  8. June 9th 2022 - RunThrough Chase the Sun Leicestershire 10K
  9. June 25th 2022 - Threshold Race to the Tower (52.4 miles)

Upcoming Races…

  1. August 27th 2022 - Spitfire 10K
  2. August 29th 2022 - Phoenix Running Ready Teddy Run
  3. October 2nd 2022 - TCS London Marathon
  4. October 16th 20222 - Thoresby Leaf Kick
  5. October 30th 2022 - Run Leicester Half Marathon
  6. December 3rd 2022 - Impact Marathons Jordan Marathon
  7. December 11th 2022 - MK Winter Half Marathon
  8. January 29th 2023 - ASDA Foundation Leicester 10K
  9. March 19th 2023 - Muskita Limassol Half Marathon
  10. April 16th 2023 - adidas Manchester Marathon
  11. May 14th 2023 - Guernsey Ultra 36 #GU36 (36 miles)
  12. June 11th 2023 - Swansea Half Marathon

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

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Recent Races

Threshold Race to the Tower
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RunThrough Chase the Sun Leicestershire 10K

Guernsey Day 2
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MK Rocket 5K
Today was a (mostly) downhill run in Milton Keynes - the Rocket 5K. I wasn't really sure what to expect going into it after how the last two years have gone, but felt it would be a good indicator of w…

Leicester's Big 10K

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