Crazy Fun over 6.4 Miles : CF64 Winter Race

Crazy Fun over 6.4 Miles : CF64 Winter Race

by Karen Warlow “Mud, mud, glorious mud. Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood! So follow me, follow. Down to the hollow. And there let us wallow in glorious mud!” (“The Hippopotamus Song” by Flanders and Swann)   And that’s what the...

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Marathon #2… with a +1

Marathon #2… with a +1

Last year, Julie wrote about her experience of Liverpool Rock and Roll Marathon as a first time marathon runner (read her story here); read on to find out how it feels the second time around… by Julie Pemberton So last year I hogged...

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12 months, 12 races – 10k challenge

12 months, 12 races – 10k challenge

by Alison Dacey I had planned to write this blog at the end of December or the beginning of 2018, so failed on that one, but as I was marshalling at parkrun this morning I decided that I’d better get on and write it. I do like to set goals every...

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Relish Running Bath Two Tunnels Races

Relish Running Bath Two Tunnels Races

by Alison Dacey   At the beginning of the year as part of my 10k race-a-month challenge of 2017 (why did I voice that out loud?), I signed up (with a certain amount of trepidation) for the Relish Running Two Tunnels Race Series in Bath. What...

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Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

Running in the rain – Cardiff 10k 2017

by Sarah Wymer As we basked in late summer sunshine, I made my preparations for the Cardiff 10k: kit ready (including my lovely new WRP running vest), lift to the starting point arranged, carbo loading evening meal planned, and checked that all...

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Smile, it’s only a mile!

Smile, it’s only a mile!

by Grace Newbould My first ever mile (race) – The Butetown Mile Ahhh, the mile. We do a lot of them as runners, often 3 on a Saturday as part of parkrun, a couple of 5/6 milers during the week and the odd 10 or so on a Sunday for a...

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‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

‘Man v Horse’ or ‘WRP v The Welsh Weather’

by Grace Newbould This year’s ‘stupid’ challenge was one I’d been wanting to do for a while but for a myriad of reasons I’d not got around to. Last year’s WRP heroes, Fi, Helen and Jo had done the full course along with Susannah who...

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