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Hitting ‘the Wall’

This year saw the inaugural running  of  ’The Wall”, a 24 hour, 69 mile race from Carlisle to the Millenium Bridge. Billed by organiser Urban Rat as “the UK’s most scenic ultra” it was always going to be a tempting race, even with the … Continue reading

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Racking up my first fifty

The plan was simple run as many laps of a 10 mile circuit as I could… furthest I’d ran up until this point was 32 miles…but with a the right playlist and a good supply of jelly babies could i make it 50. Continue reading

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Kielder lakeside way

The Kielder Lakeside Way is a full Marathon length track around Kielder Reservoir in Northumberland. When it opened over a year ago I took a run around the first section of the course and I have to say I was … Continue reading

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I think I killed my Asics

When I started to think about running the Himalayan 100 back in around April i had just bought a pair of Asics 3010 gels. I paid a little more for the 3010′s, as I knew I would be putting in … Continue reading

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Running faster!

Before signing up to the Himalayan 100, I had always ran, but it was mainly the odd Sunday morning run or a day out in the Lakes, and i’d never really been one for training or club running as such. … Continue reading

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Fundraising gets a boost from Boots

We got some great news today from Lucinda’s work. Boots are going to match any donations we get for Macmillan up to £500. Macmillan Cancer Support one of the two charities than we are supporting and are also one Boots … Continue reading

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Now open for business

I hope that you are enjoying the new look running pages. I’ve finally got around to drawing together the hi-lights of the dailymile, the just giving site, and fetch blog, and rewrote some of the old posts and notes i’ve … Continue reading

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Back to borrowdale

I successfully completed my first full Borrowdale fell race this weekend. I’ve ran Borrowdale twice before, but never completed to entire course, So this was quite an achievement. The first time i tried getting around Borrowdale, was just after taking … Continue reading

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What’s it all for?

I guess that some of you may be wondering why on Earth, I would want to travel 1/2 way around the world to spend 5 days slogging my way up some of the toughest hills on the planet. The answer … Continue reading

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Injured again

I’m very quickly stating to learning that with additional strength, comes additional risk. Before I started taking my training a bit more seriously i would just go out and run, without so much as a second thought. Yes i’d be … Continue reading

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