Category Archives: trail running

Catch Up

Last weekend we had a long weekend in North Devon catching the last bit of the summer holidays before returning to school and work. We did a bit of body boarding, a bit of walking, a bit cider drinking, a … Continue reading

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The Crossing (of Dartmoor)

Firstly let me tell the non local readers about Dartmoor………………. Dartmoor National Park is a vast moorland in the county of Devon, in southwest England. Dartmoor ponies roam its craggy landscape, defined by forests, rivers, wetlands and tors (rock formations). … Continue reading

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New Kit!

Next weekend I am running North Dartmoor to South Dartmoor. This is a bit of a last-minute entry for me and I have decided to do it to practice fuelling, which I feel is something I have not yet mastered … Continue reading

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Ultra Sandwich

I am not sure it is ideal to sandwich a 50k run with two other events, but that is what I did. The Charmouth Challenge the Saturday before and the Haytor Heller the Saturday after. Haytor is ‘a granite tor … Continue reading

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A run to the seaside-50k

Last weekend was Ham to Lyme 50k edition two for me. In 2016 I did it as my first toe dip in to Ultra running, (in case you missed the write on this here it is) , I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Charmouth Challenge

Last Saturday afternoon I did the Charmouth Challenge. This event has been on my radar for a long while. I avoided it previously due to the fact it is billed as a ‘Fell Race’. To me this meant I had … Continue reading

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Umborne Ug Second Edition

Umborne is a little village in East Devon located deep within one of the many mountain ranges we have here. In June 2014 I did my first Unborne Ug, you can read about that here, last night I did my … Continue reading

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