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The Western States 100- 2019 Race Report

  And when I say 100, I mean 100k not 100 miles… This has been the hardest race report I have ever had to write. Having been back in the UK for almost two weeks, it has been too painful … Continue reading

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The Road to Western States

This month I will run Western States. Today is 1stJune 2019 and I have been waiting to say those words since 2011. Sat on a delayed central line underground train in summer 2011, I was idly flicking through the free … Continue reading

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50 Sleeps til Statesmas

It’s been a while since I updated things on here. I guess after a shocking start to 2019 I kept myself to myself, but with Western States just a few weeks away now I wanted to jot down a few … Continue reading

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Pericarditis

  Spending the night on the Cardiology Ward at Truro Hospital wasn’t how I wished, or planned to spend Boxing Day night. But, in the words of the late, great John Lennon ‘life is what happens whilst you’re making other … Continue reading

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Cotswold Way Century 2018

This race has been a part of my ultra-running journey since its inaugural run in 2013 when Kurt Dusterhoff’s Cotswold Running company started the modern version of the race. Simply put, it’s the whole of the Cotswold Way, 102 miles … Continue reading

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Salomon S Lab Hybrid JKT U Review

Salomon describe this as a ‘technical jacket for athletic pursuits in tough weather’. I have always rated Salomon gear amongst the highest of the kit I own. Granted, as a brand it isn’t the cheapest but I have tees I … Continue reading

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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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