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parkruns in Cornwall – done!

Selfie of Tamsyn and Stuart at Tamar Lakes.

One of my goals for this year was to complete all of the parkruns in Cornwall. Land’s End started fairly recently and I managed to do that last week so that just left me with Tamar Lakes. You can read about my adventures at the other parkruns in Cornwall: Lanhydrock Read more…


Land’s End parkrun

Stuart and Tamsyn Smith at Land's End parkrun.

One of my goals this year was to complete all of the parkruns in Cornwall. To help me achieve that, I’d planned to run at Tamar Lakes today. However, my hometown of Hayle was flooded a couple of days ago. Torrential rain is forecast until tomorrow. I thought it would Read more…


Scilly-bound

Well, the adventure has a started 🙂 It’s been a hectic couple of weeks. I’ve been busy trying to get everything ready for work as it’s the start of the academic year, whilst also preparing for two conferences, and also getting stressed about the Big Swim. Disaster has also struck… Read more…


St. Michael’s Mount Swim

Back in January, Stuart and I signed up for a 2.5km swim around St. Michael’s Mount in aid of the Chestnut Appeal, a local cancer charity. We thought it would be a good step towards the Scilly Swim Challenge and also an opportunity to go home to Cornwall for the Read more…


Penrose parkrun

Penrose parkrun finish funnel

Penrose parkrun #4 on 18th April was my first run since we got back from Japan. I was confident that I was feeling fit and healthy, even though I was fighting jet lag. I had looked at previous results and thought that I could do well. However, I was entirely Read more…


What goes down…

Lanhydrock parkrun course profile

Stuart and I decided that as we were in Cornwall today and a parkrun has finally started (Lanhydrock parkrun), we ought to go and try it out. It’s at Lanhydrock, a lovely National Trust property that is about 40 miles away from where my mum lives and not very far at Read more…