Reviews by Terrain

Trail

  • The Big Easy 13km 27th January Here I was only 5 days into my New Zealand holiday baking in the country’s hottest summer on record and signing up for a little 12km trail race in Wanaka ... Read more
  • Furnace Inn Fun Run 26th December Here we are again at the Boxing day Furnace Inn 5km. The route had changed slightly due to building works but that didn’t matter. What mattered is that we were here, ... Read more
  • White Rose Ultra 60 04th November It was never in the plan because I don’t have plans because of my sporadic half self employed lifestyle and fear of failure or putting all my eggs in one ... Read more
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Road

  • London Marathon 13th April Cue 18 months ago; I qualified for a ‘club championship’ entry place in London. Even back then I wasn’t sure if I wanted to enter it or not but hell ... Read more
  • Western 5 08th March Western 5 mile Road RaceSunday morning, the day after a 21 mile event in the Peak District and my calfs are feeling the effects of near on 3000ft of climb but hell I am ... Read more
  • Bolsover 10km 15th December Bolsover 10kmSo at the very last minute, that was actually 59 seconds not a minute because every second counts when you are running of course, a flat course, whatever the cause ... Read more
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Fell

  • Hope Moors & Tors 17th November It was an bright autumunal Sunday morning and in the little village of Hope in the Peak District a lovely fell race was about to take place: The 15th Hope ... Read more
  • Tiger Toger 01st April Tiger TodgerTonight I am going to give the weather an award, a perfect sunny evening gleaming over Dore, Sheffield and the Peaks of the Peak District. So what better way to ... Read more
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Running Holidays

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    Relay Races

    • Thunder Run 26th July Thunder Run 2013Inspired by fellow club member Laura who made this event last year told us how delicious it was, I quite fancied a piece of the cake too being a greedy ... Read more
    • London to Cardiff 06th July London to Cardiff RelaysIt’s the longest point to point non stop relay in the UK. Running from Twickenham Stadium in London to the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. The idea is to try ... Read more
    • Hairy Helmet Relays 14th June Hairy Helmet RelaysThe Hairy Helmet relays was great fun in 2012 despite the rain so I was back this year for more of the same thing, rain? Teams of 4 running ... Read more
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    Parkrun

    • Dulwich Parkrun #17 11th August A trip to London for a Park Run? Nope they are not that good down there, no way! It was just an excuse to see one of the last events ... Read more
    • Graves Park Parkrun #1 14th April So down to the animal farm we went, me and my best friend now ‘Mrs Crosley’ to visit the animals and say moo to the highland cows, and of course ... Read more
    • Concord Parkrun #56 07th April An eggstremely cold Easter weekend, still suffering from snow-DOM legs (a.k.a having climbed Snowdon in the snow some 2 days earlier) me, myself, my best friend and the Easter Bunny ... Read more
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    Lapped Races

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      Mountain Marathons

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        Cross Country

        • British Masters CC Relays 25th October My first ever outing in my Spikes Who let the spikes out? Who let the spikes out? Saturday morning jumped out of bed and put on my best spikes… (Beginning lyrics to ... Read more
        • SYCC #1 – Spinkhill 12th October SpinkhillStamp! Crackle! Crunch! Crispy orange-brown leaves blowing about in the strong autumunal gusts of wind, scarfs and hats and gloves wrapped around big body warmers, long johns and muddy shoes. ... Read more
        • Yorkshire Vets CC 28th September 2.6 miles I say, 2.6 not 26.2 but 2.6. The weekend that most people were about to run a marathon I decide to do the complete opposite, mix up the ... Read more
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