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Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2019

Today (Sun 13th Oct 2019) I ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon with 20 of my work colleagues, and about 16,000 other runners! The half takes place in central London and takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks and four of London's eight Royal Parks - Hyde...

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Race to the Tower Ultra Marathon 2019

Race to the Tower Ultra Marathon 2019

On Saturday 8th June 2019 I ran the Race to the Tower ultra marathon on behalf of Help for Heroes. One of a series of ultras hosted by the team at Threshold, the 52 mile route meanders through the stunning landscape and picturesque villages of the Cotswolds. What can...

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Completed the 52 mile Chester Ultra trail race

Completed the 52 mile Chester Ultra trail race

On Saturday 10th March 2018 I completed the GB Ultras Chester Ultra… woo hoo !! After weeks of training, building running frequency, mileage and duration I successfully completed my first 52 mile Ultra in 12 hours 36 mins. I finished 127th out of about 240 runners,...

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52 mile ultra marathon – who’s your Daddy?

52 mile ultra marathon – who’s your Daddy?

Well, after weeks of training, my first 52 mile ultra marathon is in 4 days… yes 4 days! Gulp! The Chester Ultra Marathon is brought to us by the great people at GB Ultras @ChesterUltra. You will not find a more supportive, dedicated and friendly team and ultra...

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Tube run around Hyde Park in London

Tube run around Hyde Park in London

This week I did something I haven’t done before - a run from a London Tube Station. A quick internet search shows that on Twitter it is ‘a thing’ using e.g. #TubeRun. I may try more of these, mainly for variation when running in London… is this the new ‘bagging...

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Ultra running for Mind

Ultra running for Mind

During the first half or 2018 I am running races totalling 117 miles for fun and for the challenge (plus significantly more in training).  This is a personal challenge for me to see if I can physically and mentally run long distances, and at the same tie give...

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