Category Archives: trail running

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

Posted in Running, trail running, ultra running | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

The best thing after long run?

Is it when you get a PB Is it the lovely achy tired feeling Is it the guilt free cake consumption  Is it the new bling or tshirt Is it post run healthy glow Is it the sense of achievement  … Continue reading

Posted in Marathons, Running, trail running, Training for an Ultra, ultra running | Tagged , | 6 Comments

Struck Down

Yes dear reader, since Saltmarsh75 I’ve been struck down by a strange affliction that can only be the lesser known “nodesiretorunitus”. The symptoms are Feeling no desire to run! Finding feeble excuses not to run which have included-it’s too windy … Continue reading

Posted in Marathons, Running, trail running, Training for an Ultra, ultra running | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Saltmarsh75 2017 or

the production could also be called Saltmarsh78 Flat Ultra For Gods sake give me a hill The Finale The Plot 2016 I followed CM (see below) via Facebook as she completed Saltmarsh. As it finishes not far from The Relics … Continue reading

Posted in cross country, Photography, Running, trail running, ultra running | Tagged , , , , , , , | 23 Comments

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

Posted in Bloggers, cross country, parkrun, Photography, Running, trail running, Training for an Ultra, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

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

Posted in cross country, Devon, Photography, Running, trail running, Training for an Ultra, ultra running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in cross country, Devon, trail running, Training for an Ultra, ultra running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments