With Nomads now….And we are back!

It’s now been three weeks since parkrun returned in England, and in that time, (unsurprisingly) Cathy and I have each chalked up the same number of parkruns. Three...Real...parkruns; and I am still pinching myself to make sure I am not experiencing some sort of group Matrix-style hallucination. As my reader will know, the Tring parkrun... Continue Reading →

Restart minus 3 weeks (and hoping)…

Tring virtual parkrun challenge #64 "Did you know today is National Fish & Chip Day?...", writes our Event Director. "Maybe you’ve already been to the Chippie this evening. Anyway, it’s inspired this week’s theme of “Fish & Chips and the Seaside”. Put on your knotted handkerchief and find your bucket and spade. Choose the best... Continue Reading →

p minus 4 weeks and counting…

Tring virtual parkrun challenge #60 "As you know...", wrote our Event director, "...we like our numbers at Tring parkrun and this week we have reached a big round Tring parkrun virtual parkrun #60. This week we’re feeling quite sentimental and missing our weekly visits to Tring Park. So we will be reflecting this with a... Continue Reading →

p minus 5 weeks and counting…

Tring virtual parkrun #58 and #59 challenges "…this week’s theme (#58) is “Run Round Me”. Yes, we need to give a bit more focus on our regular sign. Perhaps take your picture this week running around something or someone or maybe simply a photo of something round." "...theme for #59 is “May Day Festivities”. A... Continue Reading →

p minus 7 weeks and counting…

Tring virtual parkrun #57 challenge "So, with the weather warming up, how is your running going?", asks our Event director. " Are you still managing a weekly 5k? Has working from home allowed you to increase your running, or has the couch become your friend over the last year and running become a distant memory?... Continue Reading →

p minus 8 weeks and counting…

I've got to admit it's getting better (Better)A little better all the time (It can't get no worse) [ 1] Tring virtual parkrun #55 challenge Sad to say that we missed out on the Easter parkrun challenge (#55) last week. We missed "being there", however the good news was that we were otherwise engaged in... Continue Reading →

p minus 10 weeks and counting…

Tring virtual parkrun #54 challenge So our (not)parkrun photo challenge theme this week is “Theatre, Plays and Musicals” in recognition of it being World Theatre Day today (27th March). Thought we'd add a touch of class to this one...(although must confess that we haven't seen any of the plays wot he wrote) Keeping on track... Continue Reading →

p minus 11 weeks…and counting

Tring’s photo challenge for the week (Tring virtual parkrun #53) "All this talk of relay batons reminded me of all the Athletics that we’ve been missing during this last year, " wrote our Event Director, "...so tomorrow you have a chance to rectify that with our theme of “Athletics – Track & Field” - as... Continue Reading →

p minus 12 weeks…Phoenix rising

Perhaps not a particularly inspiring shot of the grounds at Blenheim Palace, but Facebook has reminded me that I took this picture four years ago, almost to the day, after I had reached an important milestone (literally) in my training.The caption read: “12th March 2017 - 8k accomplished,"OX5 " run in two weeks…bring it on!”... Continue Reading →

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