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.

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…

Essential nutrition for trail runners

Nutrition, the process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth*, is a vital element of preparation for any sport. For trail runners, many of whom run long distances over many hours, it is particularly relevant. Ever wanted to know why sugary sports drinks don’t seem to be having the effect you expect…