Tag: running

  • The Festive 500 and the Cycling and Running Year Just Gone

    The Festive 500 and the Cycling and Running Year Just Gone

    In recent years, the Festive 500 seems to have become a little divisive. Sponsored by cycle clothing company Rapha, the Festive 500 is a challenge, largely undertaken using Strava, for cyclists to complete a total of 500km of riding between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. That’s eight days to ride an average of 62.5km…

  • Trent Park – Autumn 2023

    Trent Park – Autumn 2023

    It has been a while since I made a drone video and published it here, so here’s one shot at the weekend in Trent Park, just at the northern tip of London. The changing colours have come late this year. The following day, I was racing through the same park as part of a team…

  • Losing 56 kg / 9 stone / 124 lbs Over a Year

    Losing 56 kg / 9 stone / 124 lbs Over a Year

    At the end of 2020, I wrote a blog post entitled “Making the Most of 2020” in which I detailed my diet and fitness regime. This post goes into significantly more detail, revisiting some of what I wrote before, and expanding on it. I should also make clear that I am not a medical practitioner…

  • Making the Most of 2020

    Making the Most of 2020

    This post is a bit unusual, since it’s very much about me, and I don’t usually write that much about myself. In many ways, everything I write is about myself, but this is explicitly such. 2020 has been a tough year for just about everyone, and while I’m fortunate enough to have a secure job…