Nerdy runner!

You left me dear readers, basking in the onset of summer, and already there were indications that after my marathon training in the winter / early spring and the focus on speedwork in the late spring, summer was going to be much lazier… And indeed, in typical Sisyphean fashion I let my fitness roll down…

Gite La Fleurieu

Demi and I were recently given an opportunity to spend a running holiday at the lovely Gite La Fleurieu, in the Lot Valley in SW France, on the occasion of a Channel 4 programme which is due to be filmed there. I have never been on a running / cycling holiday before, but ever since…

Καλοκαίρι

(Summertime – for some reason this post’s title only felt right in Greek!) We came back to England from our holidays to find summer ripened; the fields have lost their bright green colour and turned yellow and the roads are still empty. I did very little running while I was away: The Penny Marathon, of course,…