Running Dad Diaries: April was a HUGE month | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: April was a HUGE month

Setting myself the challenge of running 100 miles each month seemed to me like a reasonable one. But, in April I went way beyond that and I wasn’t really trying… The Kirkbymoorside 10K I’ve not written much on here for a couple of weeks now. Largely this has been due to the fact I am […]

Running Dad Diaries: 100 Miles in 20 Days | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: 100 Miles in 20 Days

The first three weeks of April have proven to be some of the best running ever for me. I’ve felt motivated and wanted to put in the miles consistently. It’s no surprise then that I have clocked up my 100-mile goal in the first 3 weeks of the month. As well as my usual routes […]

Running Dad Diaries: Hitting the Wall | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: Hitting the Wall

Hitting the wall is something us runners are used to. Cyclists have bonking (stop it at the back) and runners have the wall. It’s that point that your energy reserves are depleted, you feel like you have nothing left, you might even be considering giving up. The challenge with the wall is to push through it.  My wall this […]

Running Race Bucket List

Races are run everywhere nowadays. From small local 5km fun runs to multi-day ultra races in some of the worlds remotest places. My first ever organised race was the Jane Tomlinson Run For All 10k in Hull, way back in 2012 and from them on I’ve done a few races. I run for the fun […]

Running Dad Diaries: Rest Days Are Necessary | The Yorkshire Dad of 4

Running Dad Diaries: Rest Days Are Necessary

By Wednesday this week, I had run 10 days in a row. Granted, 5km is the average distance and I certainly am not breaking any speed records. But I am getting up at about 5.30am every day to get a run in. With other things in life, I started to feel tired. Really tired. For the […]

Running in the Dark

If you’re a runner the chances are that winter is your least favourite time of year. But likewise, if you’re a runner you go out no matter the weather. But in winter it’s not just the weather you have to contend with. We all lead busy lives and sometimes you simply can’t get out for […]

photos from July

Photos from July 2018

Here is my monthly review of the photos I have taken continues with a selection from July 2018. This month all the photos have been made exclusively on my Galaxy S7 smartphone and processed using Lightroom CC on the same device. If you want to take better photos with your smartphone then check out my post 10 […]