I was so lucky to be invited along to a Street Art Tour by Vanessa from Secret London Runs (@secretlondonruns). We met at the Dorsett City Hotel (@dorsettcity) next to Aldgate tube station an easy find and a thoroughly pleasent venue to meet at. Vanessa is a bubbly warm character and after introductions from the … Continue reading Street Art Running Tour in London’s East End
Our latest running Dad to feature on the blog is Rich who is part of the Brooks @brooksrunninguk #runhappy team. He has been on a fantastic running journey and continues to inspire others to run and be active and healthy. TDCR: Hi Rich, tell us a little more about you. RS: I’m Rich and … Continue reading Featured Running Dad: @richsolo_runs
As a school teacher, target setting is an integral part of my work. We do a lot of work with students on the SMART principles of making sure what set is Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Time Related. The reason we do this is? In fairness it is because it works. A target without being … Continue reading Setting Goals and Targets: Why they help
TDCR: We're so lucky to have guest coach Chrissie Stephson give us her low down on how to be a better runner. CS: Hey, have you started to succumb to marathon-fever that's kicking off? My world is getting really busy with runners asking the whats & hows of training, nutrition, and motivation as I coach … Continue reading How to Improve Your Running: without giving up the family and the day job
So what does DFYB mean? along with the thousands of other acronyms out there it's tough to keep track but for regular Parkrunners they know it means the all important 'Don't forget your barcode'. I have waxed lyrical in the past about the pros of Parkrun but one of the few things they are pretty … Continue reading Parkrun Tourism: Always pack your trainers and #DFYB
Thanks for following my journey into running as a busy dad. You'll be able to follow my own personal running adventures and stories from other running Dad's that will help to give advice, provide some inspiration and open some quality debate. 'This Dad Can Run, This Dad Can Win"