web analytics

Blog

Jun 21, 2021

I consider I had a bit of a breakthrough this morning in my quest to get a little faster. Instead of 400 metres, I decided to have a crack at 500 metres, clocking 1:32. This is like running a 73 …Continue reading

Jun 18, 2021

Today’s world run blog posts see me in northern Minnesota, often on great trails or dirt tracks (as per the video). It also describes the occasion of passing through the birthplace of Judy Garland. There is also a photo of …Continue reading

Jun 14, 2021

If you’d like to see one of the great running trails of the world, have a look at today’s video. It’s of the Heartland Trail in Minnesota. Worth watching. Lootie, it’s something you should consider when you reach that region …Continue reading

Jun 11, 2021

As usual, today’s world run history is from this time in 2012. If you check out June 9 in particular, you’ll see how I refer to a cycling race around the world and the guy who won it, Mike Hall, …Continue reading

Jun 7, 2021

Another 73 second 400 metres this morning, which felt easier than on Friday. I think I’ll aim for sub 70 secs some time in the coming months. That feels like a worthy challenge for a 60 year old. Meanwhile, enjoy …Continue reading

Jun 4, 2021

I managed to knock another second off my recent 400 metre time, with a 73 sec effort this morning. One day I’ll actually rest up for it. It would be good to feel a bit of energy in my legs …Continue reading

Jun 1, 2021

Today’s world run entails the centre of South Dakota, when I ran through the capital, Pierre, in late May of 2012. The video shows me crossing the Missouri River. It’s very wide, despite being so far upstream and not all …Continue reading

May 28, 2021

Nine years ago today I was deep in South Dakota, enjoying my time running across the prairies. It was real change from the previous few months, in which the Rockies and the Californian coastline and desert had been the prominent …Continue reading

May 24, 2021

The videos today are from around the Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore monuments in the Black Hills of Dakota. What a great place to run. I’d like to go back there one day. My run this morning included 500 metres …Continue reading

May 21, 2021

Today’s video is a bit macabre, but a reality of running around the world. You’re never far from some road kill. If you’d rather skip that, jump ahead to the blog posts. I did a quick sprint this morning as …Continue reading