Monday Musings

Adharanand Finn
Weekly thoughts on the world of running
Created 31 Aug 2021
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  • Leading the charge across Dartmoor
    04 Apr 2022 1 0
    I woke up on Saturday morning feeling terrible. I felt hot, cold, shaky, and coughing a dirty cough that growled in my throat. It was 5.30am and I just wanted to crawl back into bed and forget about t...
  • Digging in the clarity cave
    28 Mar 2022
    Podcasting with Charlie Baker Last week, you may recall, I had Covid. Someone suggested my next book should be Running with Covid. I get these sorts of comments a lot - “you should write Running with ...
  • Stuck inside with just the athletics for company
    26 Mar 2022
    An emotional gold for Ukraine at the World Indoor Championships It’s two steps forward and one step back for me in my training righereht now. Just a few weeks after returning to running from injury, t...
  • Age is just a number
    23 Mar 2022 1 0
    Apologies to anyone who already saw my tweets about this, but I’m going to begin this week’s Musing with a little conversation I had at the end of my parkrun on Saturday. Despite having done 21km the ...
  • The GOAT rolls on
    21 Mar 2022
    Eliud Kipchoge, out on his own in the Tokyo Marathon I picked a fine week to get back up to full training. It started with three days of constant rain, and ended with a freezing weekend run along the ...
  • Age old problems
    18 Mar 2022
    Damian Hall, age 46, leads the way on Dartmoor at the weekend I spent last weekend hosting another running retreat alongside the brilliant ultra runner Damian Hall and our movement maestro Joe Kelly. ...
  • Riding the upcurve
    16 Mar 2022
    The only way is up: Keely Hodgkinson breaks the British 800m record An article popped up on Runner’s World over the weekend headlined Why we run: 19 inspiring runners share their reasons for running, ...
  • Back to splashing through the rain
    14 Mar 2022
    It's a miracle, I can run again! Yes, happy news from the world of my running: my back seems to be fixed. Which is just as well, as I had a running retreat to host this past weekend and I was nervous ...
  • The random run theory of economics
    10 Mar 2022 1 0
    I went for a run! On Thursday, I managed 20 minutes without any back pain, which was great. But I’d done that a few weeks ago. The real test - in my two-month injury saga, in case you haven’t been tot...
  • A whole world of nuance
    07 Mar 2022
    Nick Willis after running 3:59 yesterday I’ve been watching the Nick Willis story unfold recently. In case you don’t know what I’m talking about, the New Zealand, Olympic medal-winning athlete has bee...
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