Northala Fields parkrun 4/2/17

04. February 2017 outdoors, parkrun, photos, video 0
Another Saturday, another parkrun. This week with a click of their heels the magic running shoes took me to Northala Fields in North West London, near the west end of the Central Line, that’s the red one. There was the first timers briefing. A tarpaulin on the ground and some benches to place your stuff ...

Pea soup & fairy tales

Pea soup & fairy tales
It’s a sleepy weekend here with almost twenty hours of sleep logged and not a spinning wheel in sight. I was tired. No parkrun for me but Boris encouraged the pulling on of my boots for a walk in the haar shrouded woods. We were met with an eerie panorama with none of the direction ...

Canons Park parkrun 17/12/16

15. January 2017 outdoors, parkrun, video 0
No parkrun for me this week end but what I have is a backlog of short video’s from my parkrun tourist adventures. I’m unlikely to return to some of these events so I will try to post and share my thoughts in case it helps someone else make a decision on wether to visit and ...

The Walk

The morning came and I looked at the results of the “pitch inspection” – positive news, both local events a bit icy and slippery but going ahead, (at your own risk of course). Just a slight problem. After taking junior to work for the start of his early shift I returned home and decided to ...

parkrun sweats!

13. January 2017 outdoors, parkrun 0
parkrun sweats!
No, the title of the post doesn’t relate to some recent sub 20 minute, Olympian inspired, sweat producing 5km. I’m on tenterhooks here, a creeping freeze resulting in the sort of weather that has brass monkeys anxious means a “pitch inspection” will be made at my two nearest parkruns in the morning. Inspections will be ...

Happy Birthday Livingston parkrun

07. January 2017 outdoors, parkrun, photos 0
A bumper parkrun at Livingston today, it was their first anniversary event, so lots of extra folk. Add in the new year resolutioners and the event broke their previous attendance record by ninety to 360. As the tailrunner today I was that number 360. Not needing to run without stopping I took the opportunity to ...