Tag Archives: Devon

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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Shall I, shan’t I

With the slightly hugely disastrous Ex to Axe my thoughts have turned to the Jurassic 100k which is far too near for my liking. The internal arguments started about whether I should partake or not of this little adventure. I … Continue reading

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Life is on the up

This week was the Running Club AGM. I wasn’t going to go as not feeling very social but an email came out saying they were voting on a new committee and there were more volunteers than posts, so thought best … Continue reading

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Exercising my perogative

After last weeks 50k, which I surprisingly enjoyed immensely. My thoughts turned to the next planned Ultra in September. I was still up for it until about Wednesday.  The old body had recovered well so it wasn’t that, that changed … Continue reading

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Haldon Heartbeat

After parkrun today I headed to Exeter Racecourse, where horses normally compete, but not today, today was the turn of us humans. The trail running type. I was worried about the pace of the other competitors today, the club that … Continue reading

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Back to parkrun

I have neglected parkrun for a while, partly due to marathon training and also partly due to the fact that 150 parkruns is a long way to my 250th t-shirt! Saturday saw my return to Killerton, all revved up and … Continue reading

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Oh My Obelisk, take two

During Janathon last year I ran this mostly off-road 11 miles ish run, you can read about it here, I ran it then as a training run for The Grizzly. After completion I said I wanted to do it again but … Continue reading

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Hello

Hello, new, slightly larger yellow bug.     Juneathon Activities Day 7 10 miles run, round the Devon lanes, on the most beautiful morning, one where I was very grateful for the life I have, feeling very lucky to live … Continue reading

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Dear Body

Please forgive me for a knew not what I was doing when I said yes and sent off my race entrance fee and form. I know previously I said I would never to do this to you and even wrote … Continue reading

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