No point in making a cheesy joke if you can’t labour the point. And just like buses that arrive in pairs after a long delay, I managed a second parkrun this Saturday after a lengthy absence from this wonderful event. And it’s certainly not for any lack of love for parkrun, which has been a … More More park life!
“It’s got nothing to do with Vorsprung durch Technik, you know?(Parklife)(Parklife) and it’s not about you joggersWho go round and round and round(Parklife)(Parklife)” ParklifeBlur Sharp-eyed marketing types will understand why parklife has a lower-case ‘p’ in the title. The rest of you won’t care one bit. The second lot of people; you’re damn right. I’ve … More parklife
Running since the marathon has been something of a trial. In this particular trial, the prosecution is pushing hard for a ‘guilty for being an eejit’ verdict. And who am I to argue? I think my defence is going to crumble. The evidence is clear. The accused tried to run a marathon dressed as a … More Remembering Kate
I have invented a new term for the running community. It’s called Foamo. It’s a really awful play on words, and describes how just about every runner you’ve ever met will still get a little bit silly about a new pair of running shoes. And in particular, that added niggling neurosis that they are somehow … More FOAMO
IN WHICH, MUCH LIKE GANDALF FIGHTING THE BALROG, WE FORGOT ABOUT THE STING IN THE TAIL AS WE TOOK TO THE STREETS OF DUBLIN ONCE MORE, THIS TIME IN FANCY DRESS – BUT OLD DOGS CAN LEARN NEW TRICKS AFTER ALL, IT SEEMS… THE DUBLIN MARATHON 2022 RACE REPORT… If someone asks you to run … More Jim cracks a smile!