Lockdown running stories

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Inspiring achievements and honest struggles that resonate.

The Instagram running community share their challenges during lockdown. This article showcases several personal stories, detailing how the featured runners have dealt with and managed in these uncertain times.

Hopefully, by sharing these honest accounts of lockdown, you will find comfort in knowing that you’re not alone. These struggles during lockdown are a common shared experience and relatable.

You will also read about how the featured runners overcome this difficulty to achieve some amazing running feats during lockdown. From inspirational backyard marathons & ultras, quarantined indoor marathons, virtual race PBs, daily running streaks to 100km training weeks.⁣

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Anna Harding, the Running Channel

Anna Harding

Biggest lockdown achievement:
Backyard Marathon

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Fitting running in around work & finding motivation to get out.

The one word I would use to describe my running during the Coronavirus pandemic would have to be ‘sporadic’. I’d go through weeks of being highly motivated, using the fresh air and countryside surroundings to escape what was going on in the news. To weeks of not wanting to run at all. Why? I suppose not having an ultimate end goal of a race to aim for is one of the main reasons. Or it certainly was at the start.

Being Head of Content at The Running Channel is a blessing and a curse at times. Being able to turn my hobby into my job means that if you have a bad day at the ‘office’ (currently my dining room table) sometimes the last thing you want to then do is go out and run, after talking about running all day.

However, what it does mean is that I’m able to take on challenges for videos and run for work, which is amazing. My biggest lockdown running achievement is hard to pin point as I’ve completed so many amazing challenges during these last few months; a backyard marathon consisting of 1,971 laps of my mum’s 20 metre back garden path in April, attempting a 200km month in May for Miles for Mind and running a mile an hour on the hour every hour for 24 hours on the longest day in June, training like an elite ultra runner for a week in July and countless ‘Challenge Accepted’ challenges with The Running Channel team including an hour pacing challenge and a ‘Ross Barkley 5km(completing 5km as quickly as possible by running short bursts and pausing your watch for recovery).

Really, it’s only as I sit and type out all of these things, taking the time to process them and celebrate them, that I realise quite how ‘productive’ my running in lockdown has been. It’s so easy to complete a task and quickly move onto the next thing that sometimes we don’t give ourselves enough credit for what we’ve achieved. We can all be guilty of that. So make sure you give yourself the time to pat yourself on the back and relish the accomplishments.

Comparing yourself to others is another massive pitfall us runners tend to fall into and I’ve been so guilty of that. Work over lockdown has meant long days and a lot of time taken up sat at a laptop or stood in front of a camera which has eaten into my running time. But yet I see so many of my friends constantly out there smashing mileage and getting PBs at time trials and wish that could be me. There’s no point in wishing. That only happens if you put the work in. And I haven’t been putting the work into my running. So I can’t expect to reap the rewards. Instead I take the time to realise that life is different for everyone right now and we all do what works for us as individuals.

What I’ve learned from all of that is that there doesn’t have to be an official race at the end of weeks and months of training to enjoy running and to challenge yourself. You just have to get creative. I run to be stronger and to prove to myself that I’m capable of doing hard things. And I definitely feel like during lockdown I have done just that.

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Lee Ryan

Biggest lockdown achievement:
Running 42.km and 100km in my small back garden

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Maintaining clarity on what was important as the family tried to understand lockdown, with 2 full time working parents and 2 young daughters (4 and 5) – trying to find my own space to recharge and re-energize to ensure I can be the best person for me, a colleague, a father and a husband.

I work with adidas in brand marketing and the Captain of adidas Runners Dubai & Abu dhabi. The biggest running community in the middle east. My wife is a teacher at an English-speaking school here in Dubai. 

Everything in me physically and mentally loves running, I love the challenge, I love the rewards, I love to just run. Now reading that statement, you may not believe me, I am not a running geek. I know how it turn off and I know how important that is when it comes to success and life balance.

Before lockdown I had some big goals set, I came out of the race season in Dubai on a positive high, clocking my marathon PB of 2:47. I was lucky enough to have a few start lines to train for in the Boston Marathon and the London Marathon. Obvs they got scrapped pretty early, I won’t lie I was disappointed, but it didn’t hit me as hard as it did others. Far too many people took it way to personally “why me”, “this is sooo unfair”, “can I get the medal because I trained for it?” – I have been around running enough to know, the decision made by the organizers wasn’t an easy one. We can race again. Safety must come first.

I still needed to run, the lockdown’s in Dubai were full on from very early on. Everyone under house arrest basically. We had to apply for a permit to go to the shops for essential items only once a day, at some point once every 3 days. But I needed to run, so I just ran 3km-5km a day. Not because that’s all I could do, that’s all I felt I needed to do. My girls would join in for a few minutes, it would motivate my wife to come out and run. She hates running. But again this situation changed her mindset on “doing what I can, when and where I can”.

As it started to get longer, I needed a challenge. I needed something to do. I am my own worst enemy sometimes, because I will give myself the idea and I have to find a good enough reason not to do it or find a way to do it. 42km was the challenge. I don’t think I have mentioned it yet, my garden is only 30m long. Back and forth over 1,333 times for 5hr23mins to complete the “backyard marathon” on a Friday morning. My girls came out to support and made me a 1 of a kind finisher medal that they placed over my neck as I crashed through the finish line made from toilet paper.

The press and media exposure blew up for this run all over the world which blew my mind, from NY TIMES, the Washington post, adidas IG channel took hold of this and it went viral on every brand channel, FYI this never happens. I heard a whisper after, that they delayed a post from Lionel Messi because of me and my backyard marathon. Madness.

That lit the touch paper from that and all the messages of congrats. But I remember one message, it said “Whats next?”…Hmmm it didn’t take long to think, “the backyard 100km ultra” was born. So still working, still home schooling, managing to keep a happy family environment that at times was so fragile to do because of the stresses.

Friday came, 2am, started my run to ensure I didn’t impact my girls day, my crazy goal had nothing to do with them, this was for me. So I got on with it, the mindset was “give me difficult and I will give you strong” 30m back and forth 3500+ time, at the time it was the hottest day of the year, 37c at midday. My girls came out and played and ran, I helped them with some spelling for school work as I ran, my wife joined to run her fastest 5km to date.

14 hours and 52 mins later. It was done. UNREAL feeling. I was smashed. But I knew that. I needed to be vulnerable to feel challenge on my own terms. I normally look back at other races like the Boston marathon in 2018 when it was sub zero rain storms. Now I can look back at the 100km in the back garden and it will push me.

The messages after were awesome. The aim of the challenge was not to say you have to run 100km for it to matter, the aim was to say, I have this space, I have this idea, I will make it work and I will grow from it.

I did get a message back a few weeks later from 1 person I think from the UK saying “Thank you Lee, that 100km saved my life. You woke me up to get moving, I was depressed, I was suicidal. You gave me something to say ‘what I have isn’t that bad, I can do this’ and started to run 10 mins a day“.

For that reason alone, it was worth it.

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Simon Grace

Biggest lockdown achievement:
The runstreak 100%! It’s allowed me knock out some consistent running

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Juggling family life and running! Tough crowd at times!

Towards the back end of 2019, I struggled mentally more than physically with my running. Berlin had taken everything out of me and running was becoming a less and less important. I took every failed workout as a huge negative and if I ran well it wasn’t enough to undo the damage of the weak sessions.

Parkrun stopped. The social side of running had dried up. I thrives off the social side more than I had ever realised. The run streak has been a saviour. I’m happier, healthier and fitter than ever. I thought that with racing cancelled I would fall further backwards but I chose to fight that and step up. I wanted to show others you can fight against it.

I have ran 5km, 10km and half marathon PBs in the last 30 days, all unofficial but it’s showing that the hard work is paying off. Times are Important to me but more important than that is my love of the sport. It’s reignited my passion for it.

When the chips are down, I had to make a conscious decision to rise above it all and fight harder.

It’s great to see racing coming back and I’m hoping the hard work will pay off. If it doesn’t, I will keep going. The hard work will pay off eventually, I have no doubts. Consistency is key and I have been nothing but that.

I started the year off below par and running was becoming a chore, then covid struck at the end of March. I decided while I was furloughed I would run each day, this snowballed into 10km a day through April, to 50 consecutive 10kms. The runstreak hasn’t stopped. It’s kept me focused and my running consistent. The runstreak now stands at over 150 consecutive days and covering an average of 5.5 miles a day.

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Ruth Bennett

Biggest lockdown achievement:
Managing to keep to my training plan whilst making sure my children get outside to exercise too.

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Trying to make the the impact of lockdown and work demands didn’t impact too greatly on my mental health.

Well like many runners out there one of the first thoughts I had when I heard about lockdown was ‘can I still get outside and run?!’ That is not in any way belittling the seriousness of the situation with the Pandemic, but like many I suppose when faced with tough challenges, especially ones that affect my mental health, the first thing I often do is lace up and get out and start to process my thoughts. And so I was both relieved and anxious when I heard we could get outside, but as a mum only being allowed out once a day often left me with a personal dilemma – I know I can be a better mum when I’m famed and had some time to myself to run, but I also very much believe in the importance of the outdoors and fresh air for my children and I did not want them to lose out.

We were lucky to be able to get a treadmill and that helped me a lot, but in the end we found a balance between my husband and I taking it in turns to run outside or on the treadmill so the other could walk with the children, but also we found some great virtual challenges which helped both motivate us and the whole family. In fact one such challenge – a run around our back garden – lead to my son receiving a personal birthday message from my all time heroine Paula Radcliffe, and although I was a lot more excited than he was, it would never have happened without us learning to be as creative as possible in helping everyone remain fit and active.

For me I loved seeing the running community come ‘together’ from afar and I think lockdown really did bring out the best in so many people. I took part in virtual garden relays, a throw the banana baton relay, I raced my children round the garden (starting to think reading this my neighbours may think we are a bit weird….) and a rainbow run where I wore a different coloured shirt every day. My running club held virtual ‘group’ runs in club colours, another friend marked the very sad loss of a friend with a charity run… The Runr Miles For Mind was a particular highlight as my whole family did that one. So many innovative challenges to bring people together.

I loved remaining active and without it I would have struggled so much more than I did. I have so many memories of this with my children from this time and despite how hard it has been, I will never forget them.

I didn’t want all my lockdown running to go to waste and as I’ve been running pretty well and all my races were cancelled I have decided to challenge myself to mark my 40th Birthday. Those who follow my page know that i used to run with my Dad, and he was a massive influence on my running and the reason I took it up, in many ways. He died in 2008 after a very short but awful battle with cancer and he was cared for by my local Hospice. Since then I have always raised money for them in his memory.

We loved the Malvern Hills – it’s a spot that means a lot to me, I visited there a lot with my Dad, often hungover on New Years Day every year when it was our tradition to climb the Beacon – and so I have decided a flat route is no good – so my plan is to run to the highest point of the Malverns and back down again, totalling the magic 26.2.

75% of the Hospice’s income comes from charity donations. Right now, understandably, donations are massively down on normal levels.

However people need the services more than ever. The hospice isn’t just for end of life care. It’s for counselling, support, and education for doctors. And so much more.

Many services have continued remotely – zoom groups for grieving widows, for grieving children and for terminally ill patients.

My Dad was part of the day hospice and to think some people haven’t had this support is heartbreaking.

Nurses and doctors in the hospice are working harder than ever. On the night we lost my dad our nurse stayed 6 hours over her shift to stay with us. She had a young family. She refused to leave my sister and I for hours. I will never forget her. They need our support.

You are always part of the hospice family. All the money I raise goes to a ‘forget me not’ account for my Dad and there is an annual remembrance service for all to attend. Counselling can be arranged for years afterwards. The hospice chaplains work with families for a long time before and after losing someone.

Nothing is too much trouble. Horses have been to the hospice to see patients. Weddings have been arranged at the last minute. Prosecco and bacon sandwiches. One nurse once said to me ‘if it’s legal we try and arrange it’. They. Are. Superheroes. And so I want to try and do something special – my Dad never met any of my family, he didn’t see me get married or have children – so for this milestone I wanted him well and truly included and this is how.

I can’t wait to see if I can raise a bit of money and hopefully cope with the elevation and in a way combine the challenges of the last few months with something really positive – a target to reflect the work and the miles done since March and a way to raise some money for a charity so close to my heart.

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Carly Ellis

Biggest lockdown achievement:
Running my own unofficial marathon

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Managing to run most days apart from a 3 week break for a double mastectomy operation.

Lockdown for me has been great. Especially for my running as I’ve had so much more time. I absolutely love running and the fact that I’ve been able to go out for longer and not rush back has been such a freeing experience.

I don’t run for races so although the Brighton marathon was cancelled I’ve never lost motivation. I run because I love it.

I’ve also had more time for strength training which has made me a stronger runner – something I definitely neglected a bit when time was an issue.

At the beginning of lockdown, I was diagnosed with a breast cancer recurrence. So in the middle of this crazy time I had a double mastectomy which should have put a stop to my running for a few months. Amazingly, I recovered so well that I only missed 3 weeks.

Running for me means so much. Lockdown gave me more hours to spend doing what I love and I’m very grateful for that.

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Sarah Price

Biggest lockdown achievement: 
Setting new PB’s for 1 mile, 5k & 10k.

Biggest lockdown challenge: 
Fitting running in around work demands & family life, and the lockdown restrictions.

Running is my main source of maintaining my physical and mental well-being in my crazy busy work and family life. I work as a Clinical Psychologist in a busy children’s mental health service, so work has been busier and more stressful than ever during the pandemic.

Throughout lockdown running has been my salvation. After the initial adrenaline rush of making adjustments to all the changes at work and home, I lived in fear of us having a super strict lockdown with no exercise like Spain and Italy had. I researched treadmills and tried to figure how I could rearrange the house to fit one in as I knew that not being able to run would be really tough to take. That did feel selfish, and at the same time an honest reflection on how important I know being able to get out and run is to maintaining my well-being. Thankfully it didn’t come to that and I was able to keep running!

Initially race cancellations weren’t too bad to take as all my big goal races were in the autumn. But as Berlin Marathon, Great North Run & Ultra Tour of Edinburgh all began to get cancelled one by one, the reality of having no races / goals to aim for was definitely a blow. It’s helped me having mini challenges to work towards: my running club did a virtual rainbow baton relay to raise funds for a local NHS ward, and also a 1mile relay inter-club championship (which my team won – yippee), and then with PMG Coaching we have focussed on a different distance each month: 1 mile in April, 5k in May & 10k in June.

Having specific focus to my training was great (although the shorter distances are BRUTAL) and I’m super proud to have set new PBs in all of these distances! They don’t feel like “proper” PBs as they weren’t in an official race, but I’m working on accepting that it’s the same time and distance no matter what setting you achieve it in.

At the end of June I was starting to feel abit lost as to what to aim for next, so I signed up for the Virtual RTTS (100k in a week) and GNR Solo (40 runs in 78 days), and I have decided to go ahead and run my cancelled ultra race in October anyway (locally!) so now I’ve got that to focus upon building towards. Some people are able to go out and just run with no reason or purpose, and I really admire that. If I don’t have an event or goal to aim for I find it all too easy to skive off runs when I’m tired after work or the weather is rubbish.

Lockdown has been exhausting in terms of managing all the changes to our lives, coping with incredible pressure at work, adapting to new ways of working, home schooling a 4 & 6 year old, coping with difficult life events and trying to balance all the multiple competing demands.

I honestly think running has been my salvation and allowed me to continue to function and survive these last few months! Plus it has helped to counterbalance the vast quantities of chocolate I’ve consumed this year too! 

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James Rutland

Biggest lockdown achievement: 
Running an unofficial 5k PB in 19:16

Biggest lockdown challenge: 
Maintaining my parkrun streak even if it is fake

So, where on Earth to start…

After a pretty successful 2019 completing my first two world majors I was determined to take 2020 by the horns and go again, but bigger and better.

I was going to take on Tokyo marathon and bust out another big PB in Berlin taking me two thirds of the way to becoming a six star finisher.

But as we all know the world have different plans…

We had all spent January and February hearing about the trouble in China with COVID and it was devastating but still relatively confined with only the odd case in other countries. And as one of the lucky few to get drawn in the Tokyo ballot I was asked many times “oohh that’s next to China, will you still go” and “are you not scared”. But no I wasn’t scared because at that time Japan was still deemed a safe place to travel to by the World Health Organisation and I wasn’t going to pass up a once in a lifetime opportunity.

But on 17th Feb the organisers of the marathon had other ideas. 13 days before race day they cancelled the mass event leaving myself and others devastated. The last 14 weeks of training, blood sweat and tears were wasted. Gone, just like that. Along with a lot of invested non-refundable money but don’t get me started on that again. At the time I was very angry and bitter but knowing what we know now it was totally the right call.

So it’s safe to say my experience and disappointment of COVID began a few weeks before most.

As not to waste the marathon training I got a last minute charity place in Manchester marathon as my emergency Plan B. Bearing in mind the UK was basically still unaffected by COVID at this point so instead of tapering down I was instantly racking up the miles again making my 16 week plan a 21 week plan.

Still bitter about Tokyo I was determined to go out and give Manchester a bloody good go. But for me, angry running means faster running so the training structure went out the window and it went from sensible training to plain irresponsible training with hardly any easy runs which was just asking for trouble.

Then all of a sudden races started to fall like dominoes, Manchester included.

Like many I was heart broken, how could this have happened to me again. But deep down I guess I was kidding myself knowing it was only a matter of time.

But now what???

21 weeks of solid training and two cancelled marathons in the space of a few weeks. I was just lost.

I spent the next week moping around with nothing on the horizon, not even my beloved parkrun which was now also cancelled.

So the next Saturday I decided I’ve got to keep my parkrun streak going, even if it was a fake parkrun. Just some sort of running routine, That was something to focus on. I created my own 5k route away from parkrun so I could isolate myself from others.

Turns out that spending 21 weeks marathon training is good training if you want a massive 5K PB. Still angry I just went out with nothing to lose, I felt like I was sprinting.

A mile in and I’ve kept it up, 2 miles in and I’m still going. Hang on I’m going to “unofficially” PB here..

I felt as fit as a greyhound chasing that hare.

Wait did the impossible just happen?

Did I just run 5k in 19:16?


But unfortunately after this magical moment this is then where my lockdown journey really started to nose dive.

I’d picked up a niggle from that run, tried to run through it for the next couple of weeks but wasn’t getting much better. During this time Boris officially shut us all down. I still ran 3-4 times a week as part of my once a day daily exercise allowance trying to keep me motivated and moving. But I found it very hard. Demoralising if anything. I felt like I was running for no reason. I felt guilty because in the space of 10 days my friends and family had sponsored me £1600 for charity in memory of a family friend for a marathon I was no longer running. I felt I owed them people something.

I felt I needed marathon closure.

So with a lot of controversy about if I should or not, on 5th April, the day that would have been Manchester Marathon I went out to run a marathon as I’d promised in memory of John. I was up super early and was running 4 mile loops on a main road to keep me away from others. In fact I think I only passed 4 people whilst out and kept at least 3m distance at all times.

But all the way round I felt uncomfortable, my time out of the house was unnecessary and this run just felt wrong. What was I actually going to achieve by completing this. So at mile 16 I realised my mistake and stopped. Me staying at home during a lockdown was more important than a pointless marathon which I was still hoping to run when it was rescheduled anyway.

Even though I knew I’d done the right thing eventually by calling it quits I still felt a failure, I’ve still let people down and I still haven’t got my closure. I also saw the ugly side of Instagram that day where everyone was arguing about if you we could be out the house for over an hour or not. This really sent me in a downward spiral knowing I was one of these people who had been out for over an hour.

Overnight I fell out of love with running putting on a happy face for the gram where in reality inside I was really struggling.

Still not wanting to break my parkrun routine I kept that up every Saturday. Just a tiny shred of what was close enough to normality for me. And the thought that some races like Berlin and rescheduled Manchester might still go ahead later in the year kept me interested in plodding on. But they soon got cancelled too.

In the early days of lockdown I was working every other day so I focused my days off on doing DIY jobs I’d been putting off to take my mind off my the drastic twist in my running journey.

It wasn’t long before I was called back to work everyday, just me and the director doing the work of 10 whilst everyone else was furloughed. This brought on extreme stress, tiredness and comfort and convenience eating, which has resulted in massive weight gain.

I’ve still ran when I could face it but more often than not in discomfort from the niggle which could now be called an injury. Some days I’d enjoy it but others I’d feel like my running journey was over.

After getting better and better at running year after year breaking PB after PB I finally feel I’ve lost my momentum. I’ve got to a point where I feel there is no return.

Yes I’ve had fits and starts of “let’s get stronger and shift this injury get back out there and get back what I’ve lost” but it doesn’t take long for me to sink back into that I’ll never be what I was again state.

I’ve seen some stories of people in a similar boat to me but there are many people who have used lockdown as a positive and improved in their fitness and strength which is very inspiring and I’m extremely pleased for these people yet it can also at times be demoralising as it feels like I’m being left behind. This then annoys me even more as I’m a big advocate of never compare yourself to others, but sometimes it’s easier said than done.

All I want is 2020 to be brushed under the carpet and try and start 2021 a fresh. I still have The rescheduled Manchester and Berlin marathons to look forward to and I currently have the option of Tokyo 2021 or 2022 to decide upon. I hope I can get fit enough to take on these challenges but right now I feel I’ll be starting my running journey again from scratch and any chance of progression from 2019 is a million miles away.But writing this has made me realise how negative I’ve been about the whole experience so I’m feeling I really quite emotional about the whole thing which is hopefully going to give me the jump start I need to begin to get my running back on track. Even if its is going to take baby steps.Like my old school teacher Mrs Jones used to tell me… “MUST TRY HARDER”

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Pete Cooper

Biggest lockdown achievement:
Running a full Marathon within my 4 metre long flat during 14 days of quarantine.

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Attempting an ultra outside after not being allowed to leave my flat for 14 days.

After returning to Hong Kong from the UK, I was put into quarantine for 14 days. As a seasoned marathon runner who runs 5 days a week I was going “crazy” in quarantine.

Not being allowed outside my flat due to being on a quarantine tag meant I had no other option but to run indoors, after running 5km I felt a marathon round my kitchen table was possible.

The task took Peter Cooper 4 hours 39 minutes – a total of 5,250 laps.

Following on from this, it was amazing to finally be able to run outside, what shocked me the most though was just how important walking is. Being inside for 14 days means you average around 300 steps a day.

I’d lost all my fitness and had already signed up with my mates to complete the entire Hong Kong Trail.

This would be a 50km ultra with over 4000 feet of climbing. I failed in 40km. My legs and fitness had gone, I’m still unsure if i was just tired from the marathon, although that was slow and steady or my fitness had just disappeared by not doing enough walking.

Maybe I need to quarantine again to find out!

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Grant Milestone

Biggest lockdown achievement:
100km training week, in preparation for a home marathon.

Biggest lockdown challenge:
Returning to running after the birth of my son.

Lockdown began, still riding the runner’s high, of just winning my first ever race. It was a special experience to come first in front of my cheering family.

During lockdown, I reached my peak marathon training week of 100km. The running achievement I’m most proud of.

However, this was not a normal training block. The uncertainty of event postponement, pandemic & lockdown added layers of complexity, on top of marathon training.

We were also expecting our second child in June, a lockdown baby. Which added to the stress and anxiety of the virus.

I learnt that it is important to be flexible and adapt to all of life’s inputs. So I moved my home marathon date forward by three weeks. This gave us more time to prepare for our baby’s arrival.


In May, I ran a socially distanced marathon PB. You can read more about this experience in the dedicated Marathon Homecoming article.

Our lockdown baby, George, arrived safely 8 weeks later.

Returning to running after baby was new. So I sought advice from parents in the running community, who had the benefit of this experience. I shared this advice in the article Running After Baby, to help others.

George’s first month was a real challenge, as he suffers from colic and a dairy intolerance.

During this time, I ran a disappointing 10K time trial. On reflection, it was to be expected; lack of sleep, little training and lockdown weight gain.

Since then, we have switched to a dairy-free diet, as my wife is breastfeeding. George is now settled and sleeping better.

In August, I ran four half marathon long runs and regular (not)parkruns during the week. Hopefully, I can build on this momentum into Autumn.

We are not out of the woods yet, colic can take up to 6 months to fully subside. By this time, George will also be old enough to safely start buggy running.

Overall my lockdown experience has been polarised with both incredible highs (birth of my son & running achievements) and recent struggles.

I look forward as 2020 draws to a close and the start of our running buggy adventures together in the New Year.

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How has your running been affected during lockdown?

What aspects have you struggled with?

Has the uncertainty of postponements & cancellations killed your running mojo and motivation?

Or perhaps the extra time & flexibility has allowed you to focus more on your training?

Have you achieved greatness through time trials, virtual races and challenges?

Perhaps a garden or home marathon? …or recent 100km training week?

Please share your lockdown experience in the comments below…