Burnsall Half Marathon race review

Fresh in my mind, last Saturday was the Burnsall Half, run by Due North Events. I’ve been wondering whether to write this now, or give it a few days when I might forget the worst bits and just focus on the good bits but then I thought that isn’t really giving a true reflection of... Continue Reading →

Lakeland Trails Keswick 15k 2019

Free race photo from Lakeland Trails - see the tiny dots across the right - runners behind me! Well I had something to prove with this run.   I’d entered for the first time in 2018 and had found it hard, but enjoyed, up to the point of falling with about a mile to go and... Continue Reading →

Training catch up & Walkington 10k

June Training Miles: 100.34 Number of runs: 20 Average Pace: 09:38 min / mile Races: 0 July Training Miles: 86.39 Number of runs: 18 Average Pace: 09:36 min / mile Races: 1 (Walkington) Total Miles for 2019 so far = 579 Well I’m kind of on target for 1000 miles in the year. Although I... Continue Reading →

Dalton Dash 2019

A beautiful place to hold a race I’ve run this race a number of times before and always enjoyed it. The weather can be…. variable! Well it is early March after all. It is a road run, the course basically making a rectangle and narrow country lanes. It is slightly undulating, with one longish drag... Continue Reading →

Dalby No Ego 5 mile 2019

The last weekend in January I’m back again in Dalby Forest to run the No Ego headtorch race. Imagine the scene – it’s dark; it’s raining (actually pouring); it is cold. I’m about to set off into a pitch black forest with several hundred others. Did I mention it was raining? Obviously this means you... Continue Reading →

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