Tag Archives: hilly

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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Great West Run part two

Today was the Great West Run which like the Great North Run is a half marathon, but unlike the GNR it is in the West! The plan was to learn from my mistakes done at Cardiff (starting too fast) It … Continue reading

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Back to Killerton

Overnight I aged by 20 years. I woke with a stiff neck and shoulders, I felt completely fine till I tried to get out of bed then it hit me, I was very tempted to lay back down and stay … Continue reading

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Naked Strength half marathon-New Forest

For those of you fed up with my moaning about hills DO NOT READ ON. The Slay the Dragon 10K was described as ‘undulating’ it was HILLY. The New Forest Naked Strength half was described as ‘flat’ it ***** wasn’t how … Continue reading

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Cold Cross Country followed by cold windy hills

This afternoon saw me take Madam to represent her new school for the first time at cross-country. It was seemingly a nice day but that wind was cold. It was muddy. and this is just where us parents stood the … Continue reading

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