Category Archives: Routes

Apparent Post-Marathon Motivation

It’s now 10 days since I bumbled over the finishing line of the Yorkshire Marathon to complete the ol’ 26.2 for the second, and indeed the last, time. And do you know what? I’ve been out running since then. Five … Continue reading

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Thrills in the Hills

Lost? Well, in a way, philosophically speaking, we’re all a bit lost aren’t we? However, we’re not all stood in the middle of a boggy field at dawn, remonstrating with a hand-drawn map as to why you’re not where you … Continue reading

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The Hills are Alive, With the Sound of Wheezing

The North East of England comes in for frequent unjust criticism regarding its aesthetic appeal – so often portrayed as a post-industrial wasteland by those who would get a nosebleed merely contemplating heading further north than Bury St Edmonds. A … Continue reading

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Live and let Lythe

As a runner, any overnight trip away from home affords the opportunity to get lost go running in pleasingly unfamiliar surroundings and add a few unique memories to the ol’ running scrapbook. For me, running around the vast Disneyland Paris … Continue reading

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The route to ‘success’

I’ve come to realise that choosing of a regular running route is much like a choosing a method of intimate hair removal, in that it’s both a delicate and personal matter. For me, having the same regular running route is … Continue reading

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