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Grand Union 145 Miler, 3rd June 2022

Having run so many races recently and feeling recovery was going well, the GUCR was on ! it would be the furthest I had run in one go… Race Organiser Write-up “Belgrave Harriers’ Sam Amend wins this Platinum Jubilee weekend in a new ladies record time of 25 hours 45 minutes! Ian Hammett is 1st Man, arriving […]

Marlow 5, Sunday May 8th 2022

Results ( A hiatus from running Marlow 5 for many years, feeling great after the Track 100 mile decided to inject some speed. As the event is run in my home town and also many friends I got a last minute entry. Great race and only 9 secs off my PB set in 2014 and […]

“British Record Alert” – Track 100 Miler, 23rd April 2022

After my 100k British champs and qualifier early April, this time in Bedford and on the track just much shorter laps and longer ! With my crew in Tow Jo and Trevor we arrived the night before and stayed locally ready for the start at 6am ASadly the weather went from last years sunburn to […]

ACP 100k, Perth – 6th April 2022

GB selection: Having run a few weeks earlier a marathon I was back in action again with the team. Elated to be selected again for Team GB after running a 7:48:39 PB at the British 100K champs in Perth, Scotland.  Would have loved both the 100k and 24hr GB events but needed to choose between […]

Oulten Park Marathon – 6th March 2022

Well that was a tough day out…. 3rd overall in the marathon and 1st lady. A lot to negotiate with, not only the wind that made my eyes cry every lap, 4 hills and a cambered chicane on all 10 laps! Yes it was a GP Motor racing circuit for bikes… not runner I felt […]

South Of England AA Champs – 29th January 2022

Beckenham Park Belgrave ran well, we had Sarah came 4th in the South of England Cross Country Championships at Beckenham Place Park, leading home our team who also finished in 4th place. Our team that all 12 who ran finished in the top 100 out of nearly 500 who started the race. The Championship was […]

Country To Capital (C2C) 43 Miler, Wendover – 8 January 2021

It was definitely not a day for PB’s today. Thank you to your team for making this possible despite the elements of the weather. Wet/windy and cold not a great mix but very pleased to finish and win the trophy again. I finished first place 6.04 and also missed the start to busy chatting, I […]

Battersea 10k, London – 22nd December

Final race of the year last night, I just couldn’t find 5th gear but a respectable run post weekend trace and now being in marathon training. Lovely to catch up with a former team mate and Rachel who raced with me last week at the cross country. I’ve run more miles this year than I […]

South of Thames 7.5mile XC, Beckingham

Saturday 18th December 2021, A terrific day for the Belles with an emphatic win in the team championship plus individual gold for Rachel Brown and bronze for me and first Vet. The race was held in Beckenham Place Park, a venue now often used for cross country races since the local council abandoned the golf […]

Goodwood Half Marathon, 5th December 2021

A full on day and wind swept at Goodwood, Chichester and then out in the cold again for a dog walk. I went short with a half marathon which I am so grateful, turned our to be hard conditions and stronger winds than last years event. I tried to block out the wind and wore […]