Category Archives: trail running

Road trip planned

Recently I wrote about needing a focus (here in case you missed that exciting post). In 2017 I had 100k run as a focus, in 2016 it was VLM and my first Ultra. 2018 I have been aimless and running … Continue reading

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Up Hill Starts

Who wants to start a race in to an immediate up hill? Any takers? Me neither! Looking at my last three events you would think I love them. And then there was todays event which really takes the biscuit to … Continue reading

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That four letter word

Yep there are many work kids rest hill cook cash £@%& these are a few of the four letter words but this blog is about the four letter word ‘only’. This week I read something on social media, written by a runner … Continue reading

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Back on it!

This week I got back out there making the most of my last weeks of unemployment (yes good news on the job front-at last) Monday – I headed up to the coastal path for a 10 mile jolly. The conditions … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Third Edition

Sunday morning I headed up the M5 in the pouring rain, the Norther I went the colder it got. I left Devon with a balmy 8 degrees and arrived in Doynton just over 90 minutes later in a flipping cold … Continue reading

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Out with a pffff 2017

I would write one of them round up recap 2017 blogs but seeing as I struggle to remember what I did this past month, recalling beyond that is always going to be a stretch! Suffice to say it was I … Continue reading

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Appearances can be deceiving

This year I have completed five Ultra Marathons, competed in numerous trail events, ran numerous parkruns and according  to Strava ran 1,212 miles so far this year (although this is likely to more due to battery and technology fails). You … Continue reading

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