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Summary of May 2019

I think May 2019 has to go down as my biggest ever month with 300.61 miles run. This included the Great Lakeland 3 Day event and the 5 day Dragon’s Back.

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Dragon’s Back Race Report

Monday 20th May to Friday 24th May 2019 Introduction On Saturday 19th May I said goodbye to Katrina, jumped in our VW campervan and set off for Conwy via a night in Wrexham staying with my sister Sue and husband … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Back Result

Full report to come but quick update now that I am home. I finished the 2019 Dragon’s Back race in 68:36:20 in 206th place. There were 402 starters and 251 finished. Here are my splits for the each day compared … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Back plan

I’m almost packed and ready to go. I drive down this afternoon to Wrexham where I will stay with my sister and husband tonight before heading to Conwy tomorrow in time for registration opening at 12noon. You can follow my … Continue reading

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Guess My Time – Dragon’s Back Entries

Thank you to everyone who has entered my ‘Guess My Time’ competition for the Dragon’s Back. I had 80 entries and unsurprisingly no two were the same. The guesses range from 59:59:00 (by 4 time Dragon’s Back finisher Joe Faulkner … Continue reading

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Following the Dragon’s Back Race

One of the things I love about these long races is the ability to follow friends as they do them in real time via the gps tracker. This time it is my turn so if you want to be a … Continue reading

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Dragon’s Back Training – Summary of 19 weeks

I like to have a plan when I’m training for a big challenge like the Dragon’s Back. For this event I knew I had to do lots of ascent so set myself the challenge of doing at least 5,000ft a … Continue reading

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