B2P Q&A: Simon Freeman

  “I run marathons. Everything else is a result of that.”                                                                                     Simon Freeman   Jay on Simon I first had the pleasure of meeting Simon in May 2012, when we were both lucky enough to meet (and run with) the legend that is Simon Wheatcroft*. Back then I was quite new to the world…

Non-Shoo Revoo: Asics gear (various)

FOREWORD: Sharp-eyed readers will recognise this as an old post. It was originally saved to wordpress as a page and I had a clear-out and wanted it as a regular post, so I had to save it as one. It’s the neat-freak in me. Anyway… (Originally posted July 2012)   Review time again folks, and…

StatBlast: February 2013

February was the month when: Running took a back seat to a houseful of babies. Number of runs: 11 Miles run: 52.54 Time on feet: 8:40 hrs Blog posts: 13 Average pace: 9:53 min/mile Longest run: 9.36 miles Races: 0 PB to date: No change 1 mile: 7:20 5k: 24:28 5 mile: 42:57 10k: 53:10…

StatBlast: January 2013

; January was the month when: I played silly buggers with minimalist shoes (hence the loooow mileage) Number of runs: 13 Miles run: 47.65 Time on feet: 7.49 hrs Blog posts: 8 Treasure: 0 Dead bodies: 0 Average pace: 9:51 min/mile Longest run: 6.22 miles Races: 0 PB to date: No change 1 mile: 7:20…

Hello 2013, you’re looking lovely…

So, by now you may have read my ever-so-slightly puerile review of 2012, in which I looked back at the running resolutions I’d set myself this time last year. The purpose of today’s post is to set myself some new goals in the hope that they’ll imbue me with a sense of purpose and laser-guided…

Respect the miles, stupid

Do me a favour. If you ever find out I’ve not been following the advice laid out in this post, kindly print it out, wrap it round a brick and throw it at my stupid face. Thanks. My long runs have been coming along quite nicely of late. I’ve been running for a couple of…

Kit review: Ron Hill Advance Windlite Jacket

It’s been a while since I treated you to one of my detailed and informative (ha!) product reviews, so today let’s have a little look at a lightweight jacket from our chums at Ron Hill. As always, I’ll start off with the caveat that I don’t pretend to understand the various technical aspects of running…