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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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Choosing my next big challenge.

Last year I went from running the odd marathon to tackling something altogether bigger, the Himalayan 100, a 100 mile multi day stage race at altitude. But could I follow an event like that?

Some might say that my choice is a completely crazy idea, not only will it see me running further than i have ever ran, but it will involve running more climbing than i’ve ever done and will see us running through the night twice, if we stay the distance. Continue reading

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