The E=MC2 of running

The E=MC2 of running

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Parkrun Challenge - Week 4
August 15, 2023

This week's Parkrun challenge was to run an epic sprint finish. I'm not sure that mine was entirely epic, certainly no Usain Bolt but it was a least both a sprint and a finish. I had the opportunity to run in a new pair of Brooks Adrenaline GTS

Parkrun Challenge - Week 3
August 09, 2023

This week's Parkrun challenge should have been to run in the rain! But it wasn't, it was to run at a Parkrun that you hadn't been to before. I planned to go to Chester, I'd sorted out the route there, worked out where to park and was a

Parkrun Challenge - Week 2
August 01, 2023

This week we were getting ready for Alex and Emily getting married next Saturday so we had to dress up as if we were going to the Hen Night or the Stag Night. In this week's episode I talk about how it all went and a few thoughts that came out of tha

Parkrun Challenge - Week 1
July 26, 2023

Maggie gives a bit of an update on her running and why it's been a while since the last episode but mainly this week's podcast is mainly about the crazy Warriors Parkrun Challenge and how she got on in week 1. Just to say, it was a lot of fun. 

Christleton 5k race review
May 23, 2023

I ran my first race in ages on Friday, a 5k in a lovely village near Chester. This is my race report - tune in to find out how it went.

Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce wins school sports
May 10, 2023

School sports day - you either love it or loathe it. I'm more in the latter category, perhaps because my kids aren't all that athletic and I'm far too competitive. It can be fun though and then there's the parents race. The question is

Bone injuries in adolescent athletes
May 02, 2023

I found a really interesting article looking at bone injuries in adolescent athletes. The group that did the study took a group of boys and studied them over 4 seasons taking lots of measurements to assess bone growth and skeletal maturation. I discuss th

How to go from hero to zero with one car journey
April 25, 2023

In episode 7, I featured a story about an ultramarathon runner called Jo Zakrzewski who had completed a 48 hour race running an incredible 255 miles. However, she was less of a hero in a recent 50 mile race. I also feature some marathon musings from the r

Runners Paradise?
April 18, 2023

Iten is known as the runner's paradise. It is the place that you go to if you want to learn about why many of the best long distance athletes in the world are Kenyan's and it's the home of many of the world's best long distance athlete

Can less be more?
April 11, 2023

I set myself a goal to run every day this year, and so far, I have achieved that goal. I also set myself a goal to run at least 30km each week, and again, I have managed to achieve that. However, what I haven't done is much speed work and so I wasn&a