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Running achievements

2019 Running Achievements

In a year where running was very much up and down for me, I have achieved more than I feel like I have done. There are highs and some very lows for me, and I even considered pulling out of one race mid-race which hasn’t happened to me before. We …

Pontefract Half Marathon

Supporting the promotion of Pontefract Half Marathon

In 2019, I supported the organisers of the Pontefract Half Marathon and helped them to get the event to be well supported.  I believe it is important to do something for your local area, especially where increasing participation and community spirit are involved.  If you are interested in me working with …

Rich Lord - Run For All

Writing blog posts for Run For All

I contribute blog posts for Run For All, a not-for-profit running organisation based in Leeds, who put on events to help support great causes, part of the legacy of the late, amateur athlete and fundraiser Jane Tomlinson CBE. If you are interested in me working with you to promote your …

Sunwise sunglasses

Sport Inspired By You – Sunwise Sunglasses

I am currently appearing as part of the #sportinspiredbyyou campaign from Sunwise sunglasses.  Read their feature on me and see their range of excellent sunglasses for all activities. Sunwise sunglasses If you are interested in me working with you to promote your organisation, charity, brand or cause, please do get in touch. 

Running achievements

2018 Running Achievements

In a year where in Springtime I decided to come out of Marathon retirement and work hard for six months, I haven’t done as bad as I could have done! I eased off towards the end of the year, but after the mammoth comeback trail I was on, this I …

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It’s ok to… while running.

Transcript Hi everyone, I am half way through a run at the moment. I just wanted to have a quick chat to say a few things about what I am thinking about running. So a few things that it is ok to do: It is ok to… stop and have …

Running achievements

2017 Running Achievements

2017 Running Achievements In a year where I thought I hadn’t achieved too much due to lack of running, I have surprised myself in certain areas. 514.25 miles (100 runs) in 2017 (1.41 miles/day) 9 races – 88.99 race miles – 4 medals 5 PBs – 9 miles (Norton 9), …

How A Fat Sweaty Santa Became A Marathon Runner

How A Fat Sweaty Santa Became A Marathon Runner

In 2016, I wrote my first e-book and made it available to buy online. I’ve had heartwarming feedback from readers of it and I am pleased with the responses I have received from it. The e-book is called ‘How A Fat Sweaty Santa Became A Marathon Runner‘. It documents the …

Running achievements

2016 Running Achievements

2016 Raised £400.50 for Laila Milly Foundation through organising and taking part in the Be A Winner In Winter challenge that 50 people took part as they set their running targets for January to March. Summary – Ran 601.19 miles (156 runs) in 2016. (1.64 miles/day) 12 races – 61.36 Race miles …

Pontefract parkrun

My 100 parkrun events

Christmas Day 2016 sees me run my 100th parkrun and I am so pleased that I found parkrun many months ago. It was the 14th April 2012 when I did my first ever parkrun. I went to Pontefract racecourse and I knew nobody there. I ran 5k in an organised …