Did Not Finish

Did Not Finish

On Saturday, I was a “DNF” for the first time. I failed to finish the Nottinghamshire Cross Country Championships race. I stopped at just past the 3-mile point in the 5-mile race due to a calf strain. I had walked a bit, stretched and massaged my calf and...
A parkrun anniversary

A parkrun anniversary

Ten years ago, on 7th January 2012, I went to parkrun for the first time. I had been running for less than a year. I’d heard of parkrun but had only found out a few weeks before that there was a parkrun in Nottingham. I remember not being sure where to park or...
Chasing the Elite – Masters Running

Chasing the Elite – Masters Running

** Guest post ** Christine Oldfield writes about her experience of competing against world class masters athlete, Angela Copson, at the British Masters Athletics Federation 10km Championships in 2019. My friend and fellow Holme Pierrepont Running Club member Christine...

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