blog

First and foremost, Toppy Runs the World is a blog.


I'm exploring the world, and sharing the best routes and gear I find with you.

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    A virtual race in a storm called Alex. […]
  • On Goals
    In which an old unfulfilled goal becomes possible again, and your intrepid author considers his options. […]
  • Injury Woes Continue
    In which we continue to fail to learn life's running lessons. […]
about me
Hi...

My name is Stephen. Welcome to my blog.

By day I work in the exciting world of SaaS. But EARLIER in the day, I'm out running, wherever I happen to be. I might be running around the Eiffel tower before a client meeting in Paris, exploring the streets of Rome on a family holiday, or running around my neighbourhood in London.

One of the best things about being a frequent traveller and a runner is getting to explore new places - but one of the worst is trying to figure out where to go and what routes to run. I hope this blog helps your feet find a good route the next time you're away from home.

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Toppy, himself