A run through Primrose Hill, Kentish Town & Camden – 6.03km

by | Jan 4, 2020 | Fitness

Today I ran 6.03km, which is the longest distance I have run so far this year. It was a slog, and it wasn’t easy, but I’m getting back into it having now completed 4 runs this month.

I started off where I live in Tufnell Park, headed down through Kentish Town, then through Camden and arrived at Primrose Hill – and then turned around and ran back the way I came:

Run through Kentish Town
6.03km run @ 43 minutes

Primrose Hill is a hill of 213 feet (65 m), so running up the hill takes some good strength and will power.

I had a nice short break up the top of the hill to take in the beautiful sights of London’s skyline and took some pictures along the way:

Primrose Hill

A shot of the canal in Camden Town:

Regents Canal – Camden Town

Hitting the gym

I also hit the gym right after the run and did some light weights exercises and press-ups:

  • 3 x squats (35kg)
  • 3 x press-ups (x20)
  • 3 x chest fly machine (55kg)

Again, as I keep posting, these aren’t the most inspiring runs/exercises I have done in my life by a fair margin, but this is just the start of my journey going into 2020 and hopefully, I’ll be able to get my fitness levels up to a fantastic level. 🙂


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