Why I Love parkrun (aka Why I’m a parkrun Run Director)

For me parkrun is everything that is great about sport, and it’s an idea that is beautifully simple. Turn up, run and then have coffee and toast (and occasionally a bacon sarnie) with friends in the café afterwards. Of course, on the days when I’m a run director it’s not that simple. I’m lucky that […]

London Marathon: The Final Countdown

If you thought marathoners were crazy for running 26.2 miles for fun, let me tell you what’s really crazy: Me, the week before the marathon. Especially this marathon… On Sunday, I’ll run my third 26.2-miler, the Virgin Money London Marathon. I’m hoping to cross the finish line in 3:49:59 or less, which means I must run […]

Rediscovering My Love of Blogging

I started off blogging initially for personal reasons, when then developed into business blogging. For a long time I blogged regularly on my personal blog and for my freelance copywriter business Spindle Tree. But somehow around 12 months ago I lost the love and the will to write my personal blog. It just wasn’t fun […]