It’s your race to run

Something I struggled with on Endure 24 as opposed to trotting over The Ridgeway last year, is the difference in goals that I wrote up yesterday. Your path might tread some of the same ground as other people’s, but what’s in your heart and head creates a different experience among different expectations. After picking up an injury I focused more on what I could still … Continue reading It’s your race to run

My two favourite purchases of 2021 (so far)

For less than £30 I’ve got access to all the Ordnance Survey maps on my phone (and other devices). I also invested in some good trainers to comfortably make good use of the maps. Neither bring me any particular status or are obvious waypoints as I think about life’s journey. Together they make that journey more magical. Food for thought when I next hanker after … Continue reading My two favourite purchases of 2021 (so far)

The past, and its obstacles

On a long hilly run it can feel like you’ve given a lot without having gained much ground. Looking back often sets you straight – you can see how much ground you’ve covered and the obstacles you’ve overcome. Perhaps you haven’t gotten as far as you’d like. Maybe it was particularly hilly or rough underfoot. An honest appraisal helps get things in perspective. So, too, … Continue reading The past, and its obstacles