Brecon Beacons ultramarathon race report and summer summary

  The Brecon Beacons ultramarathon became my main objective for the year. It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Originally Scafell Skyrace was my A race for the year and UTS 50 my B. To cut a long story short I had the archetypal horrendous race at UTS, blown legs and got even more injured… Continue reading Brecon Beacons ultramarathon race report and summer summary

Salcombe coastal marathon in storm Brian

I only found out about the event a few days before it was being staged but I only live a few miles away so was eager to get involved on my local trails, and to raise some money for charity. The route was originally from Start Point to Bantham but due to the yellow weather… Continue reading Salcombe coastal marathon in storm Brian

First 50 miler – Dartmoor crossing extreme

I started running around 18 months ago and soon established that I wasn't driven by fast 10k times or trying to run a sub 3 hour marathon. I was inspired to run because it allowed me to explore new beautiful places and push my body in ways I didn't know it was capable of. This… Continue reading First 50 miler – Dartmoor crossing extreme

Keswick Mountain Festival 50k race report

Ever since getting into off road running and reading Richard Askwith’s brilliant Feet in the clouds I have been longing to visit the area and run. I have been keeping a look out for races in the Lake Disitrict that would be a challenging distance and course profile and would also provide me with some… Continue reading Keswick Mountain Festival 50k race report

Pure Trail’s Deep River Trail race half marathon report

The race began at Piddledown common just off the drive way to Castle Drogo at the top of the steep Teign valley. The race would take us down to the river where we would then snake through the beautiful wooded hillside in a loop before returning to where the pain began. 7 of the 14 miles… Continue reading Pure Trail’s Deep River Trail race half marathon report

Endurance life CTS South Devon 1st place marathon race report

https://www.strava.com/activities/854940751/embed/beaae169c13ace3f1fc8771ae89f9b0597d0be0c Being from South Devon and wanting to try a marathon distance race, I thought this instalment of the coastal trail series would be ideal. Having not done a specific marathon training plan I thought I would take the safe option and race the first marathon of my life locally so if I blew up… Continue reading Endurance life CTS South Devon 1st place marathon race report