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April 13, 2015

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Gin Pit Marathon 2015 Race Report

This report is a bit late coming but I’ve just had so much to do since the race, including compiling the results, collecting my signs and generally tidying things away from the biggest Gin Pit ever. Also with Easter coming straight after and a busy couple of weeks at work, not to mention keeping my […]

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April 4, 2015

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March Training 2015

Marathons 7th March 2015 Groundhog Track Marathon 3:10:41 8th March 2015 Wrexham Marathon 3:35:36 21st March 2015 Gin Pit Marathon Day 1 3:27:43 22nd March 2015 Gin Pit Marathon Day 2 3:29:52 30th March 2015 COD Triple Day 1 3:39:43 Total mileage for the month 275 I’m very pleased with how this month’s training has […]

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March 11, 2015

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2 Days 2 Countries

A bit of journalistic sensationalism with the title of this blog post. It sort of makes it sound like I’ve travelled to some faraway exotic locations but I’m afraid to admit it was merely England and Wales. But none the less 2 countries and in no way am I stretching the truth. The plan for […]

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March 3, 2015

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February Training 2015

Marathons in February 7th Feb  Holly Winter Challenge  3:48:10 8th Feb  Grizedale Marathon       4:54:04 21st FebWinter Railway Ultra       3:43:28 Total Mileage for the month       267 miles It has been a hard month of running in the dark with some very cold winter weather. I do long for some milder spring days and to run in […]

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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 […]