Race report – XNRG – Pilgrim Challenge 66 miles (2 day)

Race report – XNRG – Pilgrim Challenge 66 miles (2 day). What an awesome event. http://www.xnrg.co.uk The North Downs Way is one of the 15 National Trails in England and Wales and they are special because they pass through some of the best landscapes, and they are managed to a very high standard – of course…

Race Report – Likeys Brecon Beacons Ultra Marathon

Likeys Brecon Beacons Ultra Marathon. I’ve discovered vegan cheese sandwiches.  I did pit them against a Gu energy gel an hour later and the cheese sandwich (squashed and soft where the Vegan cheese and mayo has bonded at a molecular level) was far superior – I left my bonk phase within 3-5 minutes of said…

Race Report – Littledown 5 Mile (Bournemouth)

So it’s been ages since I blogged (or run anywhere) since Chamonix Montblanc.  The photography is a little rusty but I gave this local fast 5 miler a go whilst attempting to take photos.  The Littledown 5 is a big race for the clubs as it is part of the Dorset road race league, I…

Race Report – Sway 5 mile! (AND kids 1 mile)

For all my friends out there racing 100 miles and other silly long distance races, I bring you, the Sway 5 miler 😉 (well done to my my ultra friends out there though, seriously, it’s the month of long distance and i’ve enjoyed reading everyone’s blogs).  Sorry to Jany tho that I missed her GUCR…

Race Report – Kingston Lacy – Half Marathon

I just came home from this fantastic little half marathon organised by Votwo Events and Adventure Ltd and I have to say I had a lot of fun.  I came 14th in a time just outside 1hr 30mins (missed it by 30 seconds!) but took the usual photos on the way around.  Was trying to chase…

Race report – Lymington – 10k

This was a little, scenic 10k which I pushed Amy in her pushchair. It was sponsored by the Lymington life boat association, so after getting a cuppa tea for a £10 donation (shares with the Lymington sea scouts – I was an Exmouth sea scout!).

Race Report – Wales Brecon Beacons 40 – Might Contain Nuts DNF

Distance – 40 miles (I DNF’d at mile 22) Food – 4 Protein bars, 5 9Bars, 1 Liquorice stick A Sean Connery famously said in the movie ‘Untouchables’ – “Alright, enough of this running shit.” I DNF’d today with a big smile on my face.  I loved my run but I ran out of food.  I didn’t feel hungry…

Race Report – CTS Yorkshire – Endurancelife

Race Report – CTS Yorkshire – Endurancelife Distance – 32.5 miles Time – 5hrs:25 Position – 1st (did I mention I came first?) Food: Two vegan protein sticks (wheat protein and red peppers, spices, no horse), 1 9bar, jelly babies I had to buy a couple of Buffs at the start, it was fricking freezing and…