Archive for October, 2013

Having reviewed every running movie I could get my hands on over the last few months, the big news is that the ultimate running movie does not exist. Yet. There is clearly a big gap in the market. if I was a movie mogul, I would be monitoring this space carefully. Very carefully. As it […]

Welcome to the concluding instalment in my trilogy of posts reviewing movies that have the potential to provide a source of running motivation when the going gets tough. Regular readers will already know that Part Uno covered The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, Run Fatboy Run, Without Limits and Chariots of Fire, and that […]

Running off the Excesses (Three Different Ones)

Posted: 17th October 2013 by mockjogger in Lists
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My running has taken a bit of a nosedive recently. Post Great Scottish Run, I was hoping to rebuild my weekly mileage back to its August peak. Instead, a combination of last-minute business excursions to Paris and Amsterdam, bookending some quality family party time in Ireland, has kept me off the road. The only running […]

An early entrant in my race calendar, the Great Scottish Run was a race I had been looking forward to for a long time. 12,000 people, a city route, crowds yelling support and live TV coverage capturing the whole thing. That, and I was lining up alongside Haile Gebrselassie. It was going to be like […]