And That Was 2017

2017 was definitely the year of me getting fitter and running over 1000 miles. However looking back so many things happened including lots of holidays, days out and short breaks. Here is a summary of the year.


Back in January the year started out with a new sideboard for the kitchen extension. We had been looking for one for ages and then found a lovely one online for a really good price. Dad came over and helped with construction.

I also made another trip to the capital for the WordPress Big Media meetup which was held at the news UK headquarters in central London. It was also a good chance to catch-up with Keith who also made the (shorter) trip.

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If I could walk run a thousand miles…

Well it turns out I can! This year (2017) I have ran a total of 1000.4 miles. Having started out trying to run a mile a day, then the distance from Land’s End to John O’Groats I have finally managed to pass the 1000 mile mark. Let’s have a look at some of the key statistics of my running this year.

If you want to read all about my running this year and meeting my goals then I have already written about this when I achieved my revised target of 814 miles from Land’s End to John O’Groats. This post is going to concentrate on the new achievement of pushing on to 1000 miles.

After reaching my revised target, I ended November needing to run 150 miles. In the back of my mind I had it that I would really like to run 1000 miles in a year.

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