First things first, Getting a BQ (Boston Qualifier time) was never on my radar when I started running. To be honest, I never knew there was a marathon in Boston, or that you needed a qualifying time to enter. As soon as I got into running and started getting involved with running Social Media itContinue reading “Boston Marathon 2023”
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Shoes shoes shoes
Let’s talk about shoes … One of my biggest uncertainties for the Arc Of Attrition 2023 is my shoe choice. I’ll explain my dilemma… The Arc is 100 miles long (and a few bits of change), it’s on the Coast Path of Cornwall with every terrain from tarmac to sand, mud to boulders and anythingContinue reading “Shoes shoes shoes”
Chiltern Wonderland 50miler
Centurions Chiltern. Wonderland 50 doesn’t disappoint. Hills, views, more hills, medals and great friends made. along the way.
Running the Roseland Peninsula
When we go on UK holidays I am always thinking of running opportunities. In recent years Cornwall has featured heavily and I have taken on the challenge to run as much of the South West Coast Path as possible. This year we were staying by Towan Beach. A stretch of the coast path which is around 43Continue reading “Running the Roseland Peninsula”
2022 Quarter 2 Review
2022 is past the halfway point so what’s happened and what’s on the horizon.
How to train your gut (and consume more carb) by Precision Fuel & Hydration
Getting the fuelling wrong can so often be the reason behind a DNF. As the endurance requirements for a race increase, so does the need for thinking about fuelling that activity. Usually the right answer is very personal and there’s no ‘one size fits all’ option here. The top folk at Precision Fuel and HydrationContinue reading “How to train your gut (and consume more carb) by Precision Fuel & Hydration”
The Sub 3:30 marathon Experiment
With the Brighton Marathon in 2020 being cancelled and the world basically imploding with COVID for 2 years, my plan after Brighton 2019 to break the 3:30 mark took a back seat. It’s not that I stopped running – just ask my wife or check my Strava!! But the organised events and in particular marathonsContinue reading “The Sub 3:30 marathon Experiment”
Isle of Wight Ultra, 2022
The Isle of Wight Ultra took 3 years to come around but it was certainly worth the wait!
2022 Quarter 1 review
I’m struggling to accept that the year is a quarter complete. I’ve done one race, have a load more on the plan and only 75% of the year left. Argghh. So what has 2022 delivered so far? In measurables, very little. I’ve completed my first XNRG event – The Pilgrim’s Challenge. A great 33 mile jaunt along the NorthContinue reading “2022 Quarter 1 review”
Pilgrims Challenge Day 1
Pilgrims Challenge is a multi-day event on the North Downs Way. Starting near Farnham and ending in Redhill on Day 1, Day 2 is the reverse. I signed up for Day 1 only, thinking taking a whole weekend out was a bit of extra time from the family, and I have a number of otherContinue reading “Pilgrims Challenge Day 1”