My Couch to 5k journey

I’ve lost count of the number of days – or even weeks – since the start of the coronavirus lockdown. Despite this, the number 88 will stick in my mind. It’s the number of days it took me to complete the Couch to 5k programme, a hell of a journey which saw me progress from…

Futile MasterChef and unlikely runner: my coronavirus lockdown crisis

I fear the coronavirus pandemic has triggered some form of  early ‘midlife’ crisis, at the tender age of 29. I’m not sure why the lockdown has had such a profound effect. In many ways it’s my ideal lifestyle. Zero chance of a foreign holiday, no struggling to squeeze through obstacles at horrific softplay centres and…