Race Report – The Oner – Jurassic Coast

Firstly i’ll explain my excuses for DNF’ing at mile 19… nah, can’t be bothered, and don’t pretend to care 😉 ‘The Oner’ is run between Charmouth and Studland Bay, covering East Devon, West (and East) Dorset including the Purbecks and the 14 mile loop of Portland.  Which pretty much equates to the second half of this…

Race Report – Beachy Head marathon – Eastbourne

I’ve missed a few posts recently, including the Bournemouth marathon, although without photos the purpose of a blog is pointless here. There was only one photo taken of me, in my fancy dress Cow! – see below: The Beachy Head Marathon The Beachy Head Marathon is a shade under 26 miles although you will have…

Centurion NDW 50 2014

17th May 2014 Farnham – Knockholt Pound, via the North Downs Way 50.8 miles – 1700m elevation 13hr30min cut off Saturday was a hot day. Read any blog or race report from the 2014 NDW 50 and you will find that all mention the heat in some way. In fact it only reached 23c on…

Race report – Salisbury 54321 – 50K

Salisbury 54321 50K ultra marathon, Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1 Distance – 50k Time – 4hr 26 Position – 15th (out of 199) Food – 3 energy gels and some occasional salt when the legs were struggling Drink – one cup of water at each of the plentiful aid stations (roughly every 3 or 4 miles) It’s been…

Race Report – Maxi Race – Lake Annecy – 2014

Distance: 53 miles Height gain: ~2600m Participants: ~2300 Food: 4 pieces of spiced orange bio cake, baked beans, peanut butter sandwitch, 2 little potatoes. Drink: Water and two gel ISO sachets Position: DNF at Doussards, ~27 miles (half way point) Time: 7 hours Despite the DNF, this is posably one of my most happy runs, I couldn’t (or didn’t) share my…

Gargano Running Week

Here’s the answer to one of those questions that (might of) bugged you when you were little. What does it look like on the heel of the Italian boot? The area is called the Gargano Peninsular in Puglia and it is a fantastic place to run. Earlier in the year I attended a promotional week…