UTMB jitters…

In four days time, I will be lining up in Chamonix town centre with 2300 runners for the start of the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc – a roughly 100 mile (apparently more like 104 mile) circular race through the Alps with 10,000 metres of climb and a cut off of 46hours 30 minutes. I…

Some of my favourite runs

A look back at some of my favourite runs since I started my blog in 2012. A lot of the photos were taken by Kris who runs most races with a camera and takes some pretty awesome shots along the way. This year we both have a place in the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc…

Photo Summary – The Best bits

Here are some of my favourites photos I have taken over the past few years – some because they bring back great memories others because they ‘developed’ so well. Looking forward to improving my photography ‘on the move’ as the years continue.

Winter jaunt over the Jurassic coast bog

I thought it was time for that long over due long run! These photos are from Budleigh Salterton to Beer passing through Sidmouth. It was so wet slippy and boggy that these 25 miles took over 5 hours. I set off at 5:30am with a head torch and it was a lot of fun –…

Home to Corfe Castle (and back) DNF

Went for a long run today, despite the cold and wind the sky was a beautiful bright blue… my favourite weather for sure.  My ankle has been playing up for the past week since Greensands Marathon so I DNF’d on my training run and turned round 3 miles before reaching Corfe Castle!  Still, some lovely…