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The Thames Path 100 2018- Race Report

Running 100 miles is hard. Really hard. Like a trauma where the brain suppresses horrific memories, the body heals quickly and the mind lets go. It’s why I keep signing up to this distance and I only remember the agony … Continue reading

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Salomon Wings Pro 3- Review

If you happen to have followed my ultra-running journey over the last few years, you will know that my shoe choice has varied quite considerably. At the time I started my ultra journey in 2011, it was the height of … Continue reading

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The Arc of Attrition 2018

If you know me, you’ll know I am not a fan of winter. Despite working on it year on year, it effectively feels like life almost switches off at the end of November and comes back in April. I really … Continue reading

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Salomon S-Lab Wings 8- Shoe Review

In the past I have often rushed a shoe review, but I really wanted to be 100% on these shoes before publishing my thoughts. First off, I wanted to make clear that I will only ever publish a positive review … Continue reading

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OCC (56K race of the UTMB Series)

As I stood on the start line of Orsieres, I felt more anxious than I had in a long time before a race. UTMB meant so much to me during some tough times last year that failing to finish it … Continue reading

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The North Downs Way 100 Mile 2017

In all honesty, this was the only run I had scheduled in my calendar for 2017 that I didn’t want to do. I have run the 50 mile version more times than I can remember and having started the 100 … Continue reading

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Lavaredo Ultra Trail 2017 Race Report

I am not even sure if I have fully finished processing this race just yet. In all honesty, I am not sure I ever will. When Anton Krupicka describes a race as “probably the most beautiful I have ever run”, … Continue reading

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