So we did this today

WARNING: The following contains disturbing imagery. Namely, a middle-aged man in green Speedos.

Race Report - The Run Through Olympic Park Christmas 10k

RUN THROUGH Olympic Park 10k Terrain: Road, Flat Saturday night brought billowing storms of icy rain to Walthamstow. Despite obsessively checking the forecast and being told Sunday morning would be clear but cold, I didn't believe it. So I pulled my usual trick of over preparing and packing too much kit. Although I did only bring one pair of running shoes in the end. As it turned out the forecast was right and the day was clear. A short tube journey from Snaresbrooke to Stratford. A low winter sunlight bouncing off the Westfield glass as I walk towards the Timber Lodge and after meeting up realise that the race is on the other side of the park. As the morning went on it was clear that the da

The Belly of the BEAST!!!

In Cumbria there is Scafell Pike. In Wales, the Brecon Beacons and Snowdon. Scotland's Ben Nevis towers over them all. Walthamstow is home to a peak, so fearsome, so legendary, that it is known only as THE BE17AST!!!! When you crest this monster, and turn, lungs and legs aflame to gaze back on your achievement; on a clear day you can see as far as Chingford. Okay, I jest. It's no Three Peaks Challenge, but even this modest but surprisingly vicious little hill can supercharge your run training. Why Hills? Hill training should form an integral part of most people's run training. Hill work can be hard. Hill work can be unpleasant. Hill work can make you feel like your lungs are coming out of yo

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