Neil and Toby at Thetford Trials

Neil and Toby at Thetford Trials

It’s Sunday, 25th October and the morning sun is shining on the start line of the Inspire Races Get Running 10K at Thetford Forest.  My sprocker Toby and I are signed up for the canicross wave and will be among the first runners taking part.  I’m having a last minute...
Tri-Dog Event 26-27 September 2020

Tri-Dog Event 26-27 September 2020

It was an early start, leaving at 6 am to arrive for 8 am ahead of registration. Once I arrived, Kali and Asha, my Siberian husky twin sisters wanted a walk, so we took a little walk around the campsite to check things out. It was their 5th birthday the day before so...
Tridog 2020 with Natalie and Skye

Tridog 2020 with Natalie and Skye

Last weekend Syke and I attended the Tridog event at Box End in Bedford and we took part in our first official canicross event.  During the last few months of lockdown, we have tried to increase our fitness levels ready for the canicross season and we have really...
Four Paws, Two Feet, One Team

Four Paws, Two Feet, One Team

Back in February 2019, I approached Tailrunners knowing nothing about canicross. They suggested I met them over Hockley Woods and come and see what it was all about. So off I went with Oreo intending just to take him for a walk. We got met by a lovely lady who put a...
Natalie’s first parkrun

Natalie’s first parkrun

In the middle of November, one of my daughters (Harriet) asked if I would like to go to Hockley Woods with her and the dogs at the weekend.  Without giving the idea too much thought, I agreed and didn’t think any more about it.  On the Saturday evening before the...
#TeamBaloo does parkrun

#TeamBaloo does parkrun

What? parkrun! It may come as a shock to some of you but I have never done a parkrun! I don’t live near one that I can walk to and always thought driving to run 5k was pointless when I could just run from my front door along country lanes and footpaths. I saw the...