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Guess My Time entries – Hardmoors 55

Thank you to all who have entered my latest competition. I’ve had 115 guesses. If you want to follow my progress and the race here is the link to the tracker. I’m number 198 http://live.opentracking.co.uk/20hm55/ They break down as follows … Continue reading

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Vuelio Spotlight

I was asked by Vuelio to be on their Spotlight of the week Here is the answers I gave to their questions With 51 ultra-races under his belt, 61-year-old running enthusiast John Kynaston knows what it takes to stay motivated. Read today’s … Continue reading

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Tips on finishing well

As part of my new job hosting the podcast / YouTube channel ‘Run to the Hills’ my co host Edwina Sutton and I take turns to share a top tip and write a blog post which is posted on the … Continue reading

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Guess My Time – Hardmoors 55

This will be my first proper ultra of the year after a couple of ‘virtual’ races in the summer. I love the Hardmoors 55 having run it 6 times before. This race was due to be in March but it … Continue reading

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Review of September 2020

During September I continued to train for the Hardmoors 55 and South Downs Way 100. I ran a total of 144.63 miles. Plus I did a fair amount, for me, of cycling as I’ve been taking cycling groups on Monday … Continue reading

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Review of August 2020

In August I ran a total of 147.84 miles and it felt like a ticking over month after the virtual Lakeland 100 at the end of July. It also felt a significant month as I really feel I have turned … Continue reading

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EXCITING NEWS – new Podcast/YouTube channel

Thanks for reading this post whether you are a regular reader or this is your first time clicking on this blog. I started running ultras in 2007 and right from the start I have enjoyed sharing my journey firstly via … Continue reading

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Review of July 2020

In July I ran 206.50 miles with just over half of that total in 7 days as part of the Virtual Lakeland 100 race. All runs in July …. All runs in a graph …. All runs taken from Strava … Continue reading

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Guess My Time Entries

Thanks to those who sent in a guess for my latest race – virtual Lakeland 100. I started yesterday running 30.36 miles in 7:01:41 and then 10.42 miles in 1:56:39 this morning. So on the virtual course here is where … Continue reading

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Guess My Time Virtual Lakeland 100

I enjoyed running the #virtualWHWrace so much I decided to enter the virtual Lakeland 100 race as well. This one is a fair bit tougher (just like the real event!) in that you have to run 105 miles in 7 … Continue reading

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