Archive for August 2018

MotaVation Race 5, Oxford City – 30 August 2018

What could go wrong, another speed session off a positive race win on Sunday at Headington? Mainly my head, it wasn’t in race mode but I had committed to do the race. The weather also seemed to improve dramatically which meant a sticky evening of racing, on a positive I told myself its a warm-up, just […]

Headington 5 Mile -26th August

Ouch, another punchy race was my thought of getting ready to leave to my now ” local” race.  I love racing in Oxford as they are well organized and have good competition at the top end.  I wasn’t sure how the race was going to pan out, to be honest, the last few days at work […]

Salisbury 54321 50k – Sunday 12th August 2018

The Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1  trail run was much harder than I expected and I am pretty sure nobody warmed up before the start.  Maybe my mindset wasn’t right from the outset and partly to do with the weather with heavy rain and wind.  Regardless for me less pressure for flat-out speed and focus to remain on […]

Bearbrook 10k, Aylesbury -Sunday 5th August 2018

Did I tell you I hate 10k’s??? I like that they are over quickly but the pace and especially now moving into ultra’s kills me…  I haven’t been to Bearbrook ( Aylesbury) for some years but always love to visit a well-organized race. On arrival it was like I had never left, especially meeting the […]