Halloween progression run – Monday 29th October 2018

As with last year’s successful “Halloween special”, once again we decided to add a bit more fun to our run by lighting up Tunbridge Wells with glow sticks, face paint and brightly coloured outfits (although the latter seems to be a standard nowadays for runners). The aim of tonight’s session was to run the first […]

London Marathon – 22nd April 2018

On Sunday 22nd April 2018 I completed my first marathon. It happened to be the hottest London marathon on record and so it was set to be a challenge for me in more ways than one. Here, I write about my preparation in the week leading up to the race, raceday itself and how I […]

Plogging

Have you heard of the term, “Plogging”?! Plogging is a new pastime hailing from Sweden that sees people going for a jog whilst at the same time picking up litter. It is a new fitness craze and is expected to take off in 2018. It’s simple, you pick and you jog – hence the term […]

Kent Cross Country League – Saturday 10th February 2018

The fourth and final fixture (for Senior Men) took place at Sparrow’s Den, West Wickham on a challenging 3 and a half lap course. The day had started off very cold and icy, so icy in fact that the Royal Tunbridge Wells parkrun event had been cancelled that morning due to the amount of sheet […]

The National Running Show

NEC Birmingham – 20th & 21st January 2018 The inaugural National Running Show, the first of its kind in the UK, was held over the weekend of the 20th-21st January 2018 at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. I was fortunate enough to have signed up for a free ticket in the summer of last […]