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Why I run

Milner Wood, Bluebells and Wild Garlic

Why I run pt.9

Running around home is pretty special at this time of year, nature is exploding back to life after an amplified long, dark winter. A route to complement the time of year needs to take in… Read More »Why I run pt.9

The Shooting Hut, Burley Moor

Why I run pt.8

Most of my runs start from my door, especially over the last year or so. Thankfully I love where I live so I might as well rave about my regular routes and the corners of… Read More »Why I run pt.8

Green bandages

Why I run pt.7

  • Personal

Ok, I don’t run to pick up injuries or want to brandish my most gruesome stories but injuries are a part of the experience. When I say injuries, I mean the full scope from little… Read More »Why I run pt.7

Tour of Pendle Geronimo

Why I run pt.6

  • Personal

Heart racing, adrenaline pumping, legs screaming, unrestrained frenzied animation. I love clattering down a steep descent at the limit of any sense of control and feeling the pace and pull of gravity. The initial lean… Read More »Why I run pt.6

Post run muddy feet

Why I run pt.5

  • Personal

I’m sure some runners don’t like having wet feet, I love it, especially in the summer. I have a vivid memory of being on a walk with my cousins in the Lakes and running ahead… Read More »Why I run pt.5

Alps above Morillon

Why I run pt.4

  • Personal

After a great run yesterday I was tempted to write about two crucial parts of my running life, friendship and photography. I’m going to leave them both for another day as I want to give… Read More »Why I run pt.4

Finish of the Yorkshire 3 Peaks fell race

Why I run pt.3

  • Personal

Racing. I am in no way a top class athlete, I’ve never quite hit the heights partly because I could never settle on one sport. I’ve been active and played sport all my life and… Read More »Why I run pt.3

Sunrise run on ice

Why I run pt.2

  • Personal

This is a short description of a key element of why I run. Rhythm. Music has always been a companion throughout my life, from listening to my parents classic records (I mean extremely classic Beatles… Read More »Why I run pt.2