Junior Park Run arrives at Jubilee Park Waterlooville

Dominic, one of our sons, has recently taken an interest in running. Maybe he’s been inspired by us; we have both completed the C25K (couch to 5k) running app which basically trains absolute non-runners to running 5 km in just 8 weeks. This enthusiasm has coincided nicely with a new local junior parkrun which started … Continue reading this article ››

C25K – Starting again after Plantar Fasciitis Injury

In May I started the C25k running programme and progressed to W8R3 (week 8, run 3) without problem. W9R1 was stopped abruptly due to a very sharp and uncomfortable pain in my heel; I had developed Plantar Fasciitis. (See my previous post here to how I recovered). I have invested in some properly fitted running … Continue reading this article ››

Self help and DIY guide to resolving Plantar Fasciitis

Now, I’m not an expert when it comes to treating any kind of injury so I recommend you speak to your doctor before commencing any self-help treatment. This post is about my experience with Plantar Fasciitis and how I helped/treated myself. My plantar fasciitis occurred this summer and was a result of wearing flip-flop type … Continue reading this article ››

Couch to 5k Update

So on week 6, Run 3 of my Couch to 5k, and today (despite having a huge day out yesterday at Marwell) did my scheduled run which was 5 mins walking, 25 mins running and 5 minutes walking. I got to the 25 minutes running and I felt great so popped another 5 or so … Continue reading this article ››