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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,¬†more 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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Grizzly Panic

The Grizzly is on the 13 March, that is 3 weeks away, the VLM is in the 24 April, that is ***** weeks away, lets not go there. They are coming round all too soon. This weeks training has been … Continue reading

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Doynton Hard Half Marathon-Part One

Sunday I am doing the above run. The organizers keep calling it a race, for me its a run. I usually would¬† not fret about a trail run. This one is different. Already I am fretting. Why the worry? The … Continue reading

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Cockington Christmas Caper

The race namers in Devon love a bit of alliteration! Yesterday I drove to south Devon to do this 8 mile multi-terrain run. The web site advertised it as ‘8 miles of mud, sweat, tears and laughter through scenic countryside’, … Continue reading

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