Author Archives: Tom Roland

Half Time Report: 501 not out. 499 to go.

So after 6 months of my 1000 mile quest I have run exactly 501 miles. How convenient, I hear you cry! Well this is no coincidence. After a fairly lax March and April, I had some making up to do. … Continue reading

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Midsummer Munro

As my previous post suggested, my outlook on running has changed a bit over the last few weeks and months. As a result, I thought I might try something a bit different for my next race. The Trionium Midsummer Munro … Continue reading

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“Born to Run”

I was probably the last ‘runner’ to read Christopher McDougall’s book, but it has completely changed my outlook on the whole thing. In the interests of brevity (and trying not to rant) you’ll have to read the book yourself, and … Continue reading

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Race catch up #4

May 6th – Frimley Park 10k Another race, another late post! May’s race was the Frimley Park 10k in… yes, you guessed it, Frimley! (Is Frimley part of Camberley? I’d suggest it was, but I’m sure there are many who’d … Continue reading

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LOVE KILL’S [sic] THE DEMON

An old pillbox I often run past in the woods. Ignoring the questionable punctuation, it’s not a bad sentiment.

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And I thought it was suntan…

Since moving back to Surrey, I’ve been lucky enough to be holed up next to a large expanse of woodland (largely in the ownership of some bird called liz). As a result, my runs have taken on a rather more … Continue reading

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Race catchup #3

April 15th – Richmond Park 10k I can safely say this is probably the only race this year during which I will have to stop briefly to allow a herd of fallow deer to cross the track. My first race … Continue reading

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