Archive for January 2016

Country to Capital 45 Miles -23rd January 2016

My first ultra of the year in preparation for the 100 miles Thames Path race.  It was a very cold morning with some 300 runners ready to embark on the cross country race which then after 20 miles goes onto to the Grand Union canal.  Biggest error that Alex and I made on this course […]

Fred Hughes 10 Mile Race – 17th January

Second time going back to this race as it is low key but great marshalling and support. With lots of rain leading upto the race I wasn’t sure of the state of the race course.  Love this local organised race from St Albans Striders despite the narrow start a real challenging up and down 2 […]

Cliveden 6 – 10th January 2016

Back for the 5th year in a row and love this race because it bring Cross Country to another level.  I love it and the challenge of the steps and hills.  Its a tough course and not for the faint hearted and not once but twice you run up the 174 steps by the river […]