Category Archives: race reports

Tour de Helvellyn Report

Saturday 21st December 2019 I had wanted to do this race for a few years so decided 2019 was the year. I had been having some issues with my chest in the build-up so hadn’t been able to train as … Continue reading

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Ochil Ultra Race Report

Saturday 28th September 2019 This 50 mile race was my 50th ultra which felt a nice symmetry. My training had gone fairly well over the past 8 weeks since I ran the Devil o’ the Highlands. The main concern I … Continue reading

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Silva Great Lakeland 3 Day Event Report

Saturday 4th May to Monday 6th May 2019 I heard about this event a couple of months ago as it is organised by Ourea Events who also are in charge of the Dragon’s Back (DB). It was suggested that it … Continue reading

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Hardwolds 80 Race Report

Saturday 24th November 2018 Introduction I was looking for a final ultra race for 2018 and a friend recommended the Hardwolds 80. I’ve done lots of the Hardmoors races on the Cleveland Way and enjoyed each and every one. Jon … Continue reading

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Dunoon Ultra Race Report

Saturday 6th October 2018 Last year Katrina, my wife, ran this race and I enjoyed meeting her at the various checkpoints. It looked a lovely route and a well organised race so I was keen to run it this year. … Continue reading

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Lakes in a Day Race Report

Saturday 8th October 2016 The ‘Lakes in a Day’ ultra was my fifth and final ultra of 2016 and I was really looking forward to it. When I was looking for another race to do at the end of my … Continue reading

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Hardmoors 60 Race Report

Saturday 20th September 2014 Pre-race This race was the final race in the Hardmoors Grand Slam series and I was looking forward to it as much as the other three. I’ve really enjoyed preparing for each race and the challenge … Continue reading

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Long Off Run on the Braes

Time: 9.55amRoute: Glennifer BraesDistance: 18milesTime Run: 2hr 45mins 04secs (av 9.10mins per mile) We are away for a few days from this afternoon so I decided to do my long run at the beginning of the week. Also it is … Continue reading

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