Garmin’s New Personal Pacer

With technology advancing seemingly faster and faster each year, as consumers we must accept that we can no longer own the latest and greatest. Unless of course, you have the inclination to spend fortunes each year on ensuring that you do have the latest there is to offer. Two technology Read more…

10k Training

I may have already mentioned but, at the beginning of October, I am beginning a postgraduate MSc course in Design Engineering at Loughborough University, part time. I am under no illusions as to how much free time that I will lose whilst studying, not that I have a great deal Read more…

Brueton parkrun

I’m not at all interested in the parkrun alphabet challenge, which is to complete a parkrun that begins with each letter of the alphabet (aside from X, which doesn’t yet exist). I am however, interested in experiencing as many different parkruns as I can. A couple of weekends’ ago saw Read more…

Choosing the Next Goal

Following the various niggles that I picked up after the Coventry half marathon, I’ve started getting back into training again over the past couple of weeks. My chest is now as good as fixed, but I’m still experiencing an occasional discomfort in my left foot. It’s not a pain though, Read more…

Making a Mountain out of Boredom

I’ve been struggling of late for motivation and mental stimulation at work. We’ve arrived at a stage in the project where everything is almost finished and we’re tweaking little bits here and there for tooling feasibility. For my non-engineering friends, the way I’ve described this is imagine you have written Read more…

Injury Central

I’ve had somewhat a rough time with injuries since the Coventry half marathon in March. As I mentioned in my race report, I picked up some considerable discomfort from around the half way point in the race in my hip area. My recovery run a couple of days later showed Read more…