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February 22, 2015

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The 100

I’ve just finished a BIG week of training for my 10 marathons in 10 days challenge in May. As the 10in10 is all about daily consecutive longs runs my training needs to replicate the same so I planned to do 100 miles in 7 days and finish it with the 28 mile Winter Railway Ultra. […]

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Run Cake Run Cake Run

After running the Winter Holly Challenge Marathon only the day before I was feeling very tired at the start of the Grizedale marathon. To make things mentally more difficult for me it was minus 4.5 degrees and the fields were white with a thick frost and some freezing fog. As I parked in Grizedale visitor […]

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February 11, 2015

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Never Give Up!

I’ve had a very busy week at work and home with not really enough sleep but even so I have managed to cram in a decent amount of miles running. On top of this I have a grotty cold. So this morning I was finding it very hard to get out of my warm bed […]

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February 5, 2015

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January Training 2015

Here’s a quick synopsis of my training for May’s Brathay 10 marathons in 10 days challenge around Lake Windermere.   Marathons in January                                                                 Time Brathay Windermere Marathon (Training Weekend)          3:32:34 Endurance Life Anglesey Coastal Marathon                        4:34:46 Newcastle Racecourse                                                               3:28:06   Total Mileage for the month                                                     213.94 miles January’s training has in […]

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January 21, 2015

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Wales’ Secret Treasure

When it comes to mountains in Wales just about everyone knows of the Snowdonia marathon range but only 25 miles away tucked in the far North West corner of Wales very few are aware of Holyhead Mountain. Unlike the dark grey slate of Snowdonia, Holyhead Mountain is a complete contrast made up of a stunning […]

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January 12, 2015

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Windermere Marathon Training Run Jan 2015

Pre-Race Gathering On the Saturday morning of the Brathay 10in10 training weekend at Brathay Hall we got the opportunity to run round the course whilst being supported by the Brathay team giving us a taste of what we will experience in May. I did enjoy being out on the course again as I do find […]

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January 11, 2015

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Special

It’s the weekend of the 10th January 2015 and I’m up at Brathay Hall in the Lake District for the Brathay 10 marathons in 10 days training weekend. This weekend isn’t to teach us how to train to run 10 marathons in 10 days, we are all well into our running training for the event […]

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January 1, 2015

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First, Second and Last

How can a race be first, second and last? Well I’ll deal with the easy one first, the Sunrise to Sunset Challenge was my last race of 2014. The Sunset to Sunrise Challenge is held round a small loop just less than a mile long on a pretty country lane just south of Telford. It […]

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November 3, 2014

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Thank you to the lovely people of Dublin

Dublin Start, Wave 1 What an absolutely fantastic atmosphere today at the Dublin marathon. The 13,000 runners was an enormous mass field creating a brilliant atmosphere but it was the noise, enthusiasm and energy of the many thousands of Dublin spectators that really made the day. They cheered, shouted and screamed at us. They even […]

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November 2, 2014

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Aliens and Fog in Yorkshire!

The Foggy Start The new big race on the block last year was the Yorkshire marathon and I missed out as it sold out extremely quickly. This year I entered immediately as entries opened in January so not to be disappointed. It is based at the university campus in York, giving plenty of space for […]