What did you see on your run today? #395 comes from London & stars a king

My London-based mate Romit Basu ran a half marathon on Sunday. He reckons, with all the race cancellations because of the Coronavirus, that it’ll be his last race for quite a while. The Hampton Court HM is traditionally one of the races runners use to ‘warm up”, as it were, …

What did you see on your run today? #393 comes from the deserted streets of Shanghai

There is absolutely nothing that is good about this awful virus sweeping the world. Nothing at all. But if we are looking for any possible glimmer of positivity, it might just be the empty streets around the world. As most people stay home and avoid public places, streets in many …

What did you see on your walk today? #391 stars a Really Ferocious Beast. Or two.

So there I was, walking round Bangkok’s Lumphini Park, surrounded by hoards of late-afternoon runners (cue jealous emoji) and fellow walkers, and people working out on the exercise equipment when… …all of a sudden… …what did I see?… A monitor lizard, cool as a cucumber. I stopped to watch & …

What did you see on your run AND your walk today? #386 comes from Brussels & Mechelen

My Belgian cyber-friend Myriam has shared with us before the super concept of urban runs, where – literally – you run through your city – through offices, galleries, and places you might not otherwise be allowed. It all sounds so much fun, and is such an innovative way of allowing …