Category Archives: Night-running

Abandon All Hope: Think More Clearly

Everyone needs a race like this once in a while. I had signed up to the Dusk ’til Dawn 50-miler months ago, getting the last spot in the list of 100 places, and knew fully what to expect. 50 miles, … Continue reading

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Official publication of the paperback of Why We Run

For the first year of my son’s life I hardly ran at all. Amid the chaos of the early months of fatherhood, the furthest I ran was the double London Marathon from Big Ben to the start and back, and … Continue reading

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Lights Out for the Crazies

This weekend we should, finally, being moving into our new house. Even though the scaffolding is still up, there is enough room inside now to set up a bed, cot and a camp fire to keep up warm. The delays … Continue reading

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Running blind-folded

There are three months until the London Marathon. So far I have been able to get out almost every day since early December, and the mileage has slowly being growing from six to nine, twelve and now fifteen miles at … Continue reading

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The last few weeks have seen a strange recalibration of my nocturnal clock as Mrs H and I are up twice, sometimes three times, a night feeding the boy or scratching our heads when he screams inexplicably. Watching the rerun … Continue reading

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