Category Archives: trail running

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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How to run and train for an Ultra

Obviously now have I completed and trained for two Ultra’s, I am an expert, so thought I would share with you what I think worked and what didn’t, for me. Recommended Back to back long runs in training, time consuming, … Continue reading

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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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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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