Tag Archive for running

Inov 8 Roclite 305 First Run

Running is a very cheap sport to get into. You only need some trainers and off you go. Which is why after re-booting my running career two months ago I’ve acquired (via gifts and my own purchases) running gear costing a substantial amount more than “very cheap”! I treated myself to a new pair of… Read more →

Run for The 96 5K

This morning I ran in the “Run for The 96 5K” race in Stanley Park in Liverpool. The race is in its third year and is run to remember the 96 who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989. It is also run to raise funds for Everton in the Community and the… Read more →

Thunder Run 2018?

I started to run again about 8 weeks ago and already I’ve got the urge to run the fantastic-sounding race, Thunder Run! It’s a 24-hour event, and for me it would involve being part of an 8-person team, taking it in turns to run laps of a 10K course. I actually entered a team back in… Read more →

Is Running My Resolution?

I’ve been running since 2003, not continuously, I’ve had the odd break here and there, including a near 3-year hiatus when I moved to Newton in 2014. However, earlier this year I decided I needed to get back into running. Luckily for me I live a few minutes from the meeting point of a local… Read more →

Shoes with the X-Factor

Thanks to the kindness of my family at Christmas I received a lot of vouchers for Up and Running. I’d asked for them, because I wanted to purchase some new running shoes. Specifically, I wanted some shoes that were more “minimalist” than I am used to. I’ve been running in Inov-8 trail shoes for a… Read more →

Ran Round A Bit, Came Back

I love to run. I especially love it once Spring arrives and I can finally run again under blue skies. Ok, the skies in Winter are sometimes blue, but it’s freezing and I like feeling the sun on my face. Today was only the second time this year that I’ve been running in anything other… Read more →