Yorkshire Vets 5k Champs

This race wasn’t planned, mainly due to the fact I struggle to get to midweek races. I don’t drive so have to rely on people I know racing them. The other week I spoke with Darren about this race but it was still only a maybe. My priority was the …

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Strava Unveils Club Posts

Please see below for the news that Strava has introduced club posts, the newest way to share content and information on the social network for athletes. Strava club admins can now share a variety of posts with club members including announcements, questions, stories, photos, routes and segments, articles, product reviews, …

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Manchester Mile

Wednesday night was my first race after yet another bout of illness. Again it was another chest infection I picked up after the North of England meet at Grantham, I over did it that day with 4 events in the afternoon. I managed to continue running but just dropped all …

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OOahh Sport Electric Yellow Review

When I received my first pair of OOFOS, the product was still some what unknown in this country, however, the brand has grown and become more well known and popular. I know everyone I've recommended them to love their's and yet to hear anything negative. So when they launched a …

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North of Eng Div 4EC Meet #2

After the success of my current clubs performance at the North of England track and field meet, I had high expectations for the second one. However it was a real let down! this time round I struggled to get a decent team out and certain events had no one competing …

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Strava account back up & running

For past two months, I’ve been using a new (temporary) account. This was due to a issue with accounts that had been Beta testing the upcoming athlete posts feature that is now being rolled out for selected high profile users while it is tested in a live environment now the guinea pigs …

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Cleethorpes AC Open

This past Monday was the Cleethorpes open meet, at the same venue where I did the Grimsby Open last year and the recent North of England meet. After last weeks mini heatwave by Monday it was wet and cold! Before I get into Monday’s meet, I had also done a …

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New Beginnings

Monday the 29th of May, mark it on your calendar. Why? because for me it’s ground zero, in that I mean it is the day I pressed the reset button and cleared the system and started afresh. After what for me has been a rather rubbish spring, it got to …

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Stretford parkrun #79

I must admit, it’s taken me all week to get round to writing up Saturday’s parkrun. all runners have peaks and troughs, at the moment I feel like I’m stuck in a deep trough. I will say/write it till I’m blue in the mouth but I still feel I peaked …

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Yorkshire County Champs

Even after nearly 5 years of running (will be exactly 5 years on 2nd Sept) I’m still doing firsts. So far this month I’ve raced an 800m and 1500m track race for the first time. Sunday saw me not only compete at my first ever county championships but also race …

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Return of the Mohican

Those who follow me will have noticed that the mohican has started to re-grow. During the autumn/winter I started to grow a mohawk (for those wondering, a mohawk is a shaved version, think Mr.T, a mohican are the tall versions you see punks have). After I shaved it off my …

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Asics Gel Hyper Speed 6 Review

Downtime means can get some more reviews done. While there are new versions now on the market the Asics Gel Hyper Speed 6 can still be purchased online for around £40 if you shop around, this was my racing shoe at the turn of  last year and when my adidas Tempo …

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North of Eng Div 4EC Meet #1

This past Saturday was my clubs debut in the North of England track and field league. I’ve become the clubs track and field secretary so as to make it possible. Last few weeks I’ve worked hard with Shaun Dimelow to get a team together, not an easy task when we …

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