Category Archives: Running

Giving Back

Today was the first Women Can Marathon, held just 10 minutes away from my house. When I first heard of it I obviously wanted to run it, but then the 100k came up which threw in to doubt as to … Continue reading

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Ultra Aftermath

Well as it happens, the aftermath is not pleasant at all. In fact it was positively UGLY Firstly there was the vomiting. Fortunately I gave hubby warning and he managed to pull over while I retched out the car door. … Continue reading

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Jurassic Coast 100km

Well it all is a blur now. Last night  I completed the 100k Jurassic Coast Ultra (61 miles according to Garmin), never at any point did I think ‘I’m a knackered runner get me out of here’ and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ultra Eve

Tomorrow is Ultra day!!!!!!!!!!!! So as you can imagine things are in a turmoil here. I swing from ‘can’t wait’ to ‘OMG what have I done’, seriously having more mood swings than a teenager and I should know as I … Continue reading

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Bluebells

A lot has gone on since I last wrote, after the half Hartland Hartbreaker, the dilemma is, what do I write about? Should I tell you about my trip to the doctors in regards to my ribs and the subsequent … Continue reading

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Hartland Hartbreaker…………. Half Measures

Now if you are over 75 and related to me best miss this post out, safer for me and you! Check back next week when hopefully there will be a post written that does not elevate your blood pressure! Thank … Continue reading

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Coming up…….. The Hartland Hartbreaker

This Sunday I shall do the 18 mile long Hartland Hartbreaker in North Devon. The pre event email popped in to my inbox this week, reading it caused some mixed reactions. Good The race is technical, long, muddy, hilly, rocky, … Continue reading

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