Monthly Archives: January 2014

Finding the right kit.

Is this rain ever going to stop?  I know that we are not having it as bad as some (Somerset Levels?) but it just seems to be relentless.    I have to say that I don’t mind running in the rain.  I find it quite refreshing.  That is to say, I don’t mind running in […]

Putting my heart into it.

After trawling the internet for what to do when you have put your ipod shuffle in the wash I came up with, what I suspect is the right solution….get another. All the indications are that you should leave it to dry for at least 24 hours before turning it on. Use hairdryers, bags of rice, […]

It just won’t wash.

Following last week’s run and finding out that the GPS distance is quite a bit different to that measured on Mapmyrun, I decided to do a little internet investigation. Turns out that loads of people have identified that the distance measured by GPS is not as accurate as the actual distance travelled. By the same […]

Getting ready to start (again)

The good thing about my new GPS watch is that it has a rechargeable battery.  I know that these things drink the power like no one’s business, so the last thing I want is to be forking out a fortune on watch batteries.  The down side is that even when you are not using them, […]