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Comrades 87k “Uphill” -Sunday, 9th June 2019

A week on from the Comrades 87k “ Up Those Hills”  -9th June 2019. Still thinking about what was achieved and what could have been…. From Durban to St Pietermaritzburg. Training early part of this year 2019 had gone very well with setting a new 50k PB, running the Barry 40 in challenging conditions but […]

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 […]