Category Archives: cross country

Too many miles?

This week was half term, it soon became apparent that I would spend my week taxi-ing Madam to various meeting points with friends so I decided early on to do as much running as I could. By Friday I learnt … Continue reading

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Fordh Sen Mighal

Saturday morning, not for the first time, I questioned my sanity. A 5:30 wake up, a 2.5 hour drive and this weather forecast brought on this questioning  this deep thought process occurred as I sat in my car in Cornwall … Continue reading

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No Words

Yep that’s right, I have no words, or almost no words. Except to say… The sun rise was beaut Comfort break part one resulted in both bum cheeks being stung by a nettle Everyone went past me Signage was brilliant … Continue reading

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More Moor

Two weeks ago I ran on Dartmoor, yesterday I ran on Exmoor, this time a half marathon. If you have 1 minute 30 seconds free click here to check out some of the route. I was under no illusions, I … Continue reading

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Winner

Last weekend despite an Exeter parkrun PB, I failed to get fastest in my age group. How can this be? Who is this sub human old lady? I was slightly annoyed especially when I checked out her PB, so not going … Continue reading

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Ham to Lyme 50k

The Prequel 9 days prior to the Ultra I had 4 teeth removed. An hour in the chair and numerous injections left me sore. No running was ordered for a few days and I thought this would work well with … Continue reading

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Maths

A Maths lesson  50k = 32 miles (31.0686) I completed London marathon in 4 hours 21 minutes this is 26.2 miles giving an average 10 minute (9.59 to be precise) miles. 6 miles in an hour 32 divided by 6 = … Continue reading

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