Running the 66-mile Vanguard Way: 29 days to go

Another day, another run, another 24 hours closer to 66 miles. A light effort was all that was required today: five-ish miles of watch-free, undulating trail in the pleasanter environs of Croydon, taking my weekly total to 30. I have more serious business tomorrow: a run of somewhere between 25 and 35 miles depending on…

Nocturnal wanderings in Surrey and London

A night run of at least 30 miles from Guildford to London had seemed a good idea earlier this week. Today – at home, in the warm and dry, surrounded by food – it seems a good idea. Crossing the M25 at 11 o’clock last night, having negotiated 15 miles of the North Downs Way…