Running Dad Diaries: Running in the North Yorkshire Moors | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

I’m Running the Turnpike Trot

When 2019 rolled around I had no plans to run any races. I was happy just running with Duke rather than training for events. Then I ran the Thirsk 10 mile last week and I’m running the Wakefield Hospice 10K tomorrow. The bug has bitten again. Running with hoards of likeminded people, the sound of […]

Thirsk 10 | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: Thirsk 10 Race Review

It’s been a couple of weeks since I last wrote a running diary entry. Life has been hectic due to the girls and their dancing competition which spanned two weekends. My endurance training was sure put to the test – who knew sitting down for hours on end could be so exhausting. Anyway, I’m back […]

Running Dad Diaries: A Spring in My Step | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: A Spring in My Step

Here in North Yorkshire, there’s been a definite taste of spring this week – and long may it continue. It really makes a huge difference to my running and I suspect many peoples running really. I’m no fair-weather runner, but I do prefer my conditions warm and dry. On top of the mild weather, there’s also the fact […]

6 Tips for Running Off Road | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

6 Tips for Running Off Road

When it comes to running on or off road there is a clear winner for me. It’s off road every time. But, running off road can be very different to road running, so with the Spring fast approaching, here are my 6 top tips for running off road. 1) Off road shoes Your running shoes […]

Running Dad Diaries: Rest Day Extravaganza | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: Rest Day Extravaganza

We all need a rest day every now and again. Runners, especially, should factor in a rest day each week. It’s scientifically proven to that rest days aid the bodies recovery and prevent injury. So, after a 13-day running streak, I wanted to take last Monday off, and I did. The problem was I then […]

Running Dad Diaries: Don't Be Alarmed, I'm Just a Runner

Running Dad Diaries: The Unplanned Goal

The thing about goals is that they are usually planned ahead and you aim to achieve them. Well, I set a goal that I didn’t plan at all until the deadline was almost upon me. After my long Sunday run (which wasn’t as long as I wanted but I’ll get to that later) I was […]