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Hellstone Marathon

Yesterday I headed East to Dorset to partake in The Hellstone Marathon. This was a bit of a last minute entry for me, ideally I wanted to do the half but this was sadly sold out so I thought what … Continue reading

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Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon

Wow, just wow! That was an incredible experience. After two lovely days travelling in Wales with hubby it was time for the main event. As normal at the start I checked out the other runners and my they were an … 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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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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Dursley dozen

When I first moved to Devon I did a half marathon in the New Forest. The 13.1 miles were described as flat. I was not impressed when that was a big fat lie (press here to read about it) I … Continue reading

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The Great West Run Part Three.

The runs I have done since VLM, have been just that, runs, not races I like to refer to them as events,┬ámore challenges to my mind and body. Today however was a race. The third time of doing The Great … Continue reading

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Something Wild Dartmoor 10k

Three runs in two days makes for a tired Shaz. Yesterday saw me back at Exeter parkrun, where I managed to get a PB! 30 seconds off my best time at this parkrun. It was nice to slay those demons … Continue reading

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