Endurance Life CTS Sussex 2013

23rd March 2013 Birling Gap, Sussex 27.2 miles, 4218ft ascent/descent A year ago I ran my second ever trail marathon at this event. The weather was amazing and despite a bit of an injury, I had a really good day. I had been looking forward to running here again, although this time I had entered…

Transgrancanaria Marathon 2013

1st March 2013 Garanon to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria 26.2 miles, 4000m +/- Gran Canaria- a Thomas Cook holiday destination of choice; sandy beaches, glorious national park and a good climate year round. My enduring memories of the island: running on a dry riverbed, heat, falling over, watching for several hours as every runner came…

2013…lets get planning

Better late than never… There’s not been much in the way of running posts on here recently; I’ll blame that on my nagging foot injury, christmas generally and too much drinking. I have managed to have a 2 small articles printed in Trail Running Magazine including an interview with the finishers of the crazy Piece of…

Chamonix Mont Blanc Marathon

1st July 2012 Chamonix, France 26.2 miles I’ve watched Kris take part in this race for the past three years. Each year I watch him set off with nearly 2000 runners at 7am and then get the cable car up to Planpraz to watch everyone push through the final steep climb to the finish line.…

Brighton Marathon

15th April 2012 Brighton Marathon 26.2 miles As I expected, after yesterday’s race I woke up feeling tired and pretty stiff. It took a few minutes to decide whether I really wanted to run Brighton but in the end Kris and I both decided to go for it. We bundled into the car and headed…