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Marlborough Downs 33 Miles

A test of endurance not speed, It’s been a while running over a marathon distance and off little training for a few months and just building confidence. Race registration was busy and a mix of 33 miles and a 20 mile racers. I met a few local runners from my village and locally so it […]

Pednor 5 – 6th May 2019, Chesham

Having not raced for some weeks due to a elongated illness and what I thought was a glandular relapse was relieved to be back on it. We nearly didn’t make it due to horrendous motorway traffic to what used to be a local race but now 38 miles away. Love the local Chiltern Harriers race […]

SEAA Road Relays, Milton Keynes – Sunday 24th March 2019

Anything could happen… #team outing! I felt labored all week fro racing /training but managed to get through the week relatively unscathed.  I was pretty sure  that I was coming down with virus and  just felt really exhausted.  Being the reliable stalwart to the club made sure that I would do my best I could […]

Milton Keynes 20 mile – Sunday 17th March 2019

Milton Keynes 20 Miler, A week on from the Barry 40, I wasn’t expecting much from the legs but used this  race and booked it as a hard training run to see what the legs could do in a 20 mile run.  Milton Keynes was windy like the previous week but at least dry for […]

Barry Track 40 Mile – Sunday 10th March 2019

The 33rd  Barry 40 mile,  ironically the thought of running  a track race with a 161 laps is a scary thought and always swore I wouldn’t do this. Mainly down to how it may have potentially caused some issues with my feet and legs with constant turns.  Anyway, decision was made with the coach at […]

Seville Marathon -17th February 2019

Wow, that time already it feels like the ” 3 Amigos” had only not long come back from Valencia in December.  I was still looking forward to Seville, training had been going really well but the lead upto the depature  sadness.. Having been on a whistle stop tour to Sweden via Copenhagen with customers on […]

IAU GB World 24hr Championships ” Im In!”

Albi, France 24hr Expecting to hear something  just before travelling to Seville  week of 11th , from a hard week I got the email the email I had been waiting so patiently from mid January. My CV had been sent to the selectors on Jan 7th and then a month later I got the best […]

Chichester Priory 10k – Sunday 3rd February 2019

On a cold Sunday February morning, Race line up with a classy Elite athletes ( including Steph Twell in fine form) along with some GB/ England runners looking to find speed ahead of  marathons.   After what was a terrible few days of snow for most of the country, and the one safest place that hadn’t […]

Promoting British Ultra Running – Sunday Times, 18th January

A pleasure to be interviewed by a long standing Sunday Times journalist John Goodbody, who also covers many sports including motor racing and rowing. Originally I had planned to meet with him during the previous week but due to work changes I wasnt needed in London.  They Sunday Times offered to come and meet me […]

Gloucester 50k – Sunday 20th January 2019

Now what is there to say, I was a little stiff before going and needed a boost as my morale for some reason was low.  Suspect the few nights poor sleep didn’t help.  I travelled with Jo and John who were running the half… lucky them ! also as it was a new course was […]