Route plotting with Viewranger, Strava and Google Streetscene

  On Friday we returned from a hugely enjoyable hiking holiday in Central Portugal. We spent the first week meandering through the tranquil inland region – including the beautiful Serra da Lousã – before joining the coast at Figueira da Foz … Continued

Wales’ first Juniors parkrun for Newport

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My eight-year-old grand-daughter looked up at me tearfully, then carefully inspected her grazed arm and mud-covered leggings. We had stopped running when she toppled over but a moment or two had passed and I detected there was an internal battle … Continued

Running the Newport Half Marathon

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Well it’s over… for another year, at least. There’s a great sense of satisfaction in running a half marathon. I understand non-runners might think we’re all completely bonkers (and there are times I tend to agree with them), but running … Continued